Plum Dragon Herbs

Chamomile Flowers


Western Herb: Chamomile

Chamomile Flowers - Matricaria Chamomilla

Chamomile is one of the most ancient medicinal herbs known to mankind. It is a member of Asteraceae/Compositae family and represented by two common varieties viz. German Chamomile (Chamomilla recutita) and Roman Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile). The dried flowers of chamomile contain many terpenoids and flavonoids contributing to its medicinal properties.

Read this review called Chamomile: A Herbal Medicine of the Past with Bright Future for a detailed description of the use of chamomile in traditional medicine with regard to evaluating its curative and preventive properties, as well as recent findings for its development as a therapeutic agent promoting human health.


Bitter, Cool

Channels Entered

Liver, Pericardium, Lung, Large Intestine, Spleen

Therapeutic Actions

Calm the Spirit


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