Traditionally Used for:
- Painful periods.
- Sore throat.
- Sore nipples and gums.
- Liver and gallbladder problems.
- Diaper rash.
- loss of appetite
- ntestinal gas (flatulence).
- applied to the skin for pain and swelling (inflammation)
- included as a germ-killer in ointments, creams, and gels
- used to treat cracked nipples
- sore gums,
- irritation of the skin.
- put Roman chamomile in a steam bath and inhale it for sinus inflammation, hay fever, and sore throat.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Roman chamomile is LIKELY UNSAFE when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts during pregnancy. Roman chamomile is believed to cause miscarriages. Not enough is known about the safety of applying it to the skin during pregnancy. Avoid using Roman chamomile if you are pregnant.
It’s also best to avoid Roman chamomile if you are breast-feeding. Not enough is known about how it might affect the nursing infant.
Allergy to ragweed and related plants: Roman chamomile may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before using Roman chamomile.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding any medical or health related diagnosis or treatment options.