Chamomile – Matricaria chamomilla.
Due to the diversity of benefits that this herb exhibits, chamomile is among the most popular of herbs.
As a mild sedative and nerve relaxant chamomile is often effective for insomnia and tension. It is also known to relieve muscle spasms and has mild pain relieving properties. Additionally, chamomile is employed for digestive complaints such as those experienced in irritable bowel syndrome.
primary active(s): volatile oil, flavonoids
contraindications: None noted.