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Medicinal properties of chamomile: use and contraindications

Medicinal properties of chamomile: use and contraindications

Chamomile is the favorite flower of many inhabitants of the planet. The plant is found in the meadows, along the roads, as a drug it is specially grown in the garden. Today we learn the healing properties of chamomile.

Medicinal value of the plant

Chamomile pharmacy or uterine, once used to heal only female ailments. But as far as studying its medicinal properties, the plant began to be used in the healing of many diseases, but in gynecology it is still more.

Medicinal chamomile: how to distinguish

Chamomile has a distinctive characteristic - the leaves of the flower are down or horizontally arranged. Enumeration of medicinal components in it will take a lot of space, but I must say about the most valuable component - azulene hamazulene, which has anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory properties and a fighter against bacteria.

In addition, the plant's essential oil contains glycosides of oleic, palmitic, stearic, linoleic acids, as well as gums, mucus, flavonoids, coumarins, carotene, vitamin C. Trace elements are represented by potassium, copper, zinc, and selenium.

This species is almost never found in nature, it has to be specially grown in a garden. Flowering begins in June, ends in August-September. When rubbing the hollow inside the flower there is a strong pleasant aroma of fresh apples.

The greatest healers of antiquity used flowers to relieve cramps and pain. Avicenna used the plant to return forces.

Useful properties of chamomile

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Currently, its properties are widely used:

  • Disinfectant, against a huge number of pathogens;
  • From inflammations;
  • Choleretic;
  • Against spasm;
  • Astringent;
  • Carminative;
  • As stopping the blood.

The benefits of chamomile oil

  • Reduces bloating ;
  • Improves the digestive tract;
  • Fights inflammations;
  • It relieves pain even in migraines;
  • Fights depression;
  • Expands blood vessels that feed the brain.

Chamomile oil can be added to cosmetics (3 drops per 5 ml of product).

Specialists from the School of Medicine in Texas have proven that taking chamomile tea from time to time reduces mortality in people 65 years and older. But too long the use of tea will lead to outbreaks of anger, cough, dizziness, conjunctivitis, and other unpleasant consequences.

Everything needs moderation, take a break!

Who will benefit from chamomile treatment?

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The grass has such indications:

  • many skin diseases;
  • gastrointestinal tract diseases;
  • diseases of the urinary organs;
  • cholelithiasis;
  • menstruation with severe pain;
  • inflammation of the female genital organs;
  • rheumatism, gout;
  • stress, for insomnia, you can take 3 months;
  • rosacea;
  • children diarrhea, up to 2 years can not be used;
  • cough, swelling of the mucous membranes of the respiratory system, bronchospasm.

This is not the entire list of diseases that can be treated with chamomile. Ancient doctors believed that there are no such illnesses that this natural healer would not have helped.

Harvesting and storage

Chamomile acquires maximum therapeutic properties from mid-June. The flowers are plucked on a warm, dry morning when the white petals are horizontal. At this time in a plant a maximum of useful properties.

Before drying, the raw materials are sorted, wilted flowers, insects, and lumps of earth are removed. Raw materials are scattered on paper with a layer of 2-3 cm, dried in the open air or in a room with good ventilation. Allowed to use dryers with a set temperature not higher than + 40C.

After drying, chamomile loses up to 80% of the mass. Undried flowers during storage quickly change color, begin to deteriorate. Over-dried ones turn into dust that does not have useful properties. Healing chamomile flowers are stored in fabric or paper bags in a dry room for up to a year.

Chamomile treatment of female diseases

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The characteristic name, meaning, in translation, “mother grass”, is a medicinal plant obtained due to its wide use in treating female diseases.

For women, uterine grass is a real salvation, especially in inflammation of the vagina, as well as external genital organs (colpitis, vulvitis). Helps to get rid of burning, itching caused by fungi.

приготовьте настой: For syringing, prepare the infusion:
3 tbsp. l dry raw materials, pour 1 l of hot water, let it brew for 25-30 minutes, filter, douche 2 times during the day for 7-8 days.

можно вылечить, применив сидячую ванночку. Vulvitis can be cured by applying a sit-down bath. To enhance the healing properties of chamomile infusion, herbs should be added to the flowers: calendula, celandine and nettle.

Take 1 teaspoon of each component, pour a liter of hot water, let it brew for 40 minutes. As a bath infusion is used twice a day for 7-8 days.

прекрасно лечится целебной смесью, но только на самых ранних стадиях заболевания. Erosion of the cervix is well treated with a healing mixture, but only in the very early stages of the disease.

Recipe : Cut the aloe leaves in a refrigerator for a week. Then grind them, mix with infusion mother plant 1: 1. Soak the swab with the mixture, insert it deep into the vagina at night. The course is 10 days.
See more on the blog: Ways to treat thrush in women

, то делайте микроклизмы из маточного настоя: If you suffer from cystitis or thrush , then make microclysters from the mother liquor:

2 tsp of raw materials pour a cup of boiling water, leave for 30 minutes. Microclysters do twice a day until the acute symptoms of cystitis disappear.

Women after 40 years after douching may feel dry in the vagina. You better refrain from this procedure.

How to make microclysters with thrush:

  1. Infusion inject in small portions for 9-10 minutes;
  2. Douching spend no more than 3 days, so as not to wash the useful microflora of the vagina;
  3. To prevent fluid from entering the cervix, follow the procedure while sitting on the toilet.

Chamomile recipes for men

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From prostatitis make a collection of such components -
2 teaspoons of Hypericum and 1 teaspoon of chamomile, celandine and linden blossoms. Mix and 1 tbsp. pour a spoonful of the mixture with a cup of boiling water, let it stand for about 1 hour, cool it, strain and drink half a cup, twice a day for 20 days.
For men will be useful and such a collection.
Stir 2 teaspoons of Hypericum and 1 teaspoon of chamomile, linden blossoms and celandine leaves. Then 1 tbsp. spoon brewing 200 ml of boiling water, let it brew for 45 minutes, strain and drink 0.5 cups, 2 times a day, for 3 weeks.

Prostatitis retreat if you use these recipes.

See more on the blog: Treatment of thrush in men

Treatment of diseases of the stomach

How to cure gastritis? Make this collection:
take 3 tbsp. spoonful of mint and royal herbs, add 2 tsp. valerian, calamus swamp, fruits of fennel, mix everything. Then, take 2 teaspoons of collection, pour 2 cups boiling water, put in a water bath for 10 minutes.
Drink strained drink 1 cup 3 times a day, like tea.

Treatment of stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcer will be more successful if you drink the green physician in the heat of a half-cup infusion for 1 hour before meals for 30 days. Regular intake of infusion will save you from other diseases of the stomach.

Recipe infusion: 1 tbsp. a spoonful of flowers pour boiling water, let it brew for 15 minutes. If possible, after consuming the infusion, lie on one side, then on the other, so that the remedy swabs the stomach.

Chamomile throat, cold and rhinitis treatment

. Gargle with chamomile throat decoction to cure a sore throat .

Brew a glass of boiling water a mixture of 1. L. chamomile and ls celandine , simmer in a water bath for 15 minutes, drain. Add boiled water to the original volume. Dilute the infusion with water and gargle 5-7 times a day.

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делайте на область носа и вокруг него компресс из ромашкового настоя. To cure a cold, make a chamomile infusion on the nose area and around it.

Pour 1 teaspoon of raw materials into a thermos, brew a cup of boiling water, let it infuse for 4-5 hours

Chamomile treatment of diseases of the heart and blood vessels

. Arrhythmia . Stir 2cl. valerian root, fruits of fennel, cumin, mint, chamomile. Brew 1.s.l. a glass of boiling water, insist 15 minutes, strain. Take a glass at night.
. Atherosclerosis . Stir 3 cl. hawthorn fruit, black chokeberry fruit, 1sl. buckthorn bark, corn stigmas, lingonberries, succession, motherwort, chamomile flowers. Brew 2s.l. mixture with a glass of boiling water, leave for 15 minutes, drain. Take for the treatment of blood vessels in half a glass after a meal.

Getting rid of a delicate affliction

Hemorrhoids are an unpleasant disease that can also be cured by our magic healer.

Prepare infusion: 3 tbsp. l raw brew 200 g of boiling water, let it brew for 50 minutes, then strain.

It is used for sedentary baths and enemas, as well as make lotions for external hemorrhoids.

You can make ice candles , but first make a decoction:

  • 2 tbsp. l raw materials pour 200 ml of boiling water,
  • hold in a water bath for 20 minutes
  • strain after cooling,
  • cut off the "little finger" from a surgical glove,
  • pour broth, firmly tie, put in the freezer.

Candles are an effective remedy for internal hemorrhoids.

Other recipes

. A natural doctor treats conjunctivitis well. Broth your eyes a few times a day and very soon your eyes will be healthy again.

, то воспользуйтесь отваром этого растения. If you have stomatitis , then use the decoction of this plant.

Due to choleretic and diuretic effects, decoction of inflorescences is used to treat the kidneys and liver.

Infusion for bathing kids

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Before the first bathing of a newborn in any vegetable broth, it is necessary to find out if there is an allergy to this plant.

How to check? Put a few drops of the finished infusion on the fold of the child's handle, see what the reaction will be.
If after a couple of hours this place does not turn red, then there is no allergy to this herb. Chamomile and the series in children is rarely allergic.

How to cook a decoction in the bath?

A tablespoon of raw materials pour 1 liter of boiling water, let it brew for 2 hours. Brewing grass should be 2-3 hours before swimming.

A decoction of chamomile soothes and cleans the baby’s tender skin.

Chamomile to preserve beauty

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For the face, use the infusion of this delicate flower. It will help to narrow pores, smooth wrinkles, get rid of acne.

You can use it in the form of pieces of ice: pour the prepared infusion into ice molds, put it in the freezer. Here is a magical skin care product ready! Wipe your face in the morning to keep your youth longer.

Many women suffer from edema under the eyes . You will help a decoction of chamomile and sage .

Take these herbs (chamomile and sage) in a tablespoon, pour a glass of boiling water, let it brew for about 1 hour. Then divide the finished product into 2 parts. One part of the broth should be cold, the other - warm.
Wet the discs and apply to the eyes in turn. Cold and hot compress will save you from swelling under the eyes. The duration of the procedure is 10 minutes.

Unusual properties of a gentle flower

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Do you know the magical properties of chamomile?

  • It turns out that to attract love, you need to carry a small bag of dried flowers.
  • The plant is considered a symbol of not only purity, but also success. To attract success in your life, relieve stress , drink chamomile tea.
  • In Bulgaria, the inflorescence is poured with cold water, allowed to insist 8 hours. Bulgarians believe that their useful properties are better preserved.
  • And this flower can set you up to win. We must take a daisy and imagine that every white leaf is a negative thought form. Tearing petal by petal, it is necessary to imagine that the situation was resolved positively for you. If in doubt, use this exercise, fix in the memory of the positive outcome of the event.
  • The magic flower gives peace of mind, brings harmony to the mental state of man. Dry plants inflorescences sew in a cloth bag, put under the pillow. Sound sleep and pleasant thoughts are provided to you!


Green doctor has contraindications:

  • anacid gastritis (in the absence of hydrochloric acid);
  • gastric ulcer (originated on the background of anacid gastritis);
  • mental disorder;
  • copious menstruation;
  • tendency to diarrhea;
  • kidney disease (with the permission of a physician);
  • during pregnancy.

Dear friends, today you have learned a lot about our beloved flower. I am sure that you use these recipes more than once, tell your friends about them.

Discussion: 2 comments
  1. Daria :

    I used chamomile decoction for stomatitis, it helps, but only as it turns out for a long time ... better aftertofix means, it helps quickly, there is no taste of medicine.

    1. Rita :

      I agree, afthofix is ​​a good tool, the main thing is that it does not hurt to eat and drink with it, there is no taste that is not pleasant ... It forms a film, so it protects from extraneous factors.


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