Chamomile Skin Care
Chamomile is a popular medicinal herb because it's among the safest plants in the world. Because chamomile is both beautiful and functional, more and more householders are incorporating cultivated chamomile into their gardens.
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The sweet tasting chamomile that we drink as a tea is German chamomile; which hails from western Asia and Europe. A second equally popular type of chamomile is Roman chamomile. The Roman species bears the strong aroma of apple and is most often found in the United Kingdom. Both of German and Roman chamomile are well known for their relaxing effects.
Chamomile has numerous purposes and is often used to make teas, essential oils, mouthwash, digestive pills, lotions, soothing creams and tinctures. Chamomile is both an effective analgesic (pain reliever) and sedative used to soothe inflammations, relieve headaches, and relax muscles and to ease itchiness associated with eczema. Chamomile is also an effective treatment for sunburns and irritated skin. Chamomile essential oil is repeatedly used in aromatherapy to soothe fatigue and invoke a calming atmosphere.