Uses supported by clinical data
Symptomatic treatment of digestive ailments such as dyspepsia, epigastric bloating, impaired digestion, and flatulence. Infusions of camomile flowers have been used in the treatment of restlessness and in mild cases of insomnia due to nervous disorders.
Inflammation and irritations of the skin and mucosa (skin cracks, bruises, frostbite, and insect bites), including irritations and infections of the mouth and gums, and haemorrhoids.
Symptomatic relief of irritations of the respiratory tract due to the common cold.
Uses described in pharmacopoeias and in traditional systems of medicine
Adjuvant in the treatment of minor inflammatory conditions of the gastrointestinal tract.
Uses described in folk medicine, not supported by experimental or clinical data
As an antibacterial and antiviral agent, an emetic, and an emmenagogue. It is also used to relieve eye strain, and to treat urinary infections and diarrhoea.
Camomile is contraindicated in patients with a known sensitivity or allergy to plants of the Asteraceae (Compositae) such as ragweed, asters, and chrysanthemums.
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