Chamomile (Herbal Medicine)

There are two common varieties of chamomile: German chamomile, also known as wild or Hungarian chamomile (Matricaria recutita L.), and Roman chamomile, also known as English or garden chamomile (Chamomilla nobile). These common species are medicinal herbs in the daisy family Asteraceae.However, due to its widespread use, there are many other common names for the herb, including Baboonig, Babuna, Babuna camornile, Babunj, Flos chamomile, scented mayweed, etc. The plant is recognizable by its small white flower, a round yellow center surrounded by around 15 white ray petals and hairy, freely branching stems covered with thin leaves. Chamomile is a perennial that blooms annually June to September and can be about a foot tall. It naturally grows wild throughout Europe, Britain, North Africa, west Asia, and ...

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