China Chamomile Extract
Latin Name: Matricaria chamomilla L. Or Matricaria Recutita L.
Synonyms: German chamomile Extract; Hungarian chamomile Extract;
pineapple weed Extract.
Appearance: Yellow brown powder.
Specification: 1.2-98% (HPLC).
Description: Chamomile (also spelled camomile), is an annual plant
of the composite family Asteraceae. Chamomile is named for their
apple-like scent, is a common name for several daisy-like plants.
Their branched stem is erect and smooth and grows to a height of
15-60 cm. The long and narrow leaves are bipinnate or tripinnate.
The flowers are borne in paniculate capitula. The white ray florets
are furnished with a ligule, while the disc florets are yellow. The
hollow receptacle is swollen and lacks scales. The flowers have a
strong, aromatic smell, and bloom in early to mid summer. These
plants are best known for their ability to be made into a tea which
is commonly used to help with sleep and is often served with either
honey or lemon. It usually grows near populated areas all over
Europe and temperate Asia. It is widely introduced in temperate
North America and Australia. As the seeds need open soil to
survive, it often grows near roads, around landfills and in
cultivated fields as a weed.
• Soothes and relaxes at bedtime;
• Relieves restlessness, teething problems, and colic in children;
• Relieves allergies, much as an antihistamine would;
• Aids digestion when taken as a tea after meals;
• elieves morning sickness during pregnancy;
• Speeds healing of skin ulcers, wounds, or burns;
• Treats gastritis and ulcerative colitis.