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The beneficial properties of chamomile are truly amazing, its chemical composition gives this plant a literally miraculous power. In flowers The benefits of chamomile chamomile contain a valuable essential oil consisting of semseverpenoids: chamazulene, farnezen, bisabolol, bisabololoxides. Chamomile oil also contains monoterpenes: cadinen, mircine, isovaleric acid and nonyl.
Flavonoids (apigenin, luteolin, quercetin) are also found in chamomile flowers and give the plant powerful antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory effects. In addition, chamomile contains coumarins, choline, phytosterol, fatty acid glycerides and polysaccharides.
The substances that are part of chamomile, have a broad spectrum of effectiveness, disinfect, relieve cramps and reduce gas formation in the intestine. Chamomile has a beneficial effect on the functioning of the digestive tract: it increases the secretion of gastric juice, bile, stimulates the appetite and has a softening effect on the mucous membrane of the digestive organs. Thanks to the mucus, which is part of the flowers, chamomile has adsorbent properties and absorbs toxins, slags. At the same time, it wraps the intestines, reduces their sensitivity and irritation, at the same time relieving spasms and reducing pain.
Chamomile is widely used to treat and relieve the symptoms of bloating, diarrhea, gastritis, colitis, intestinal cramps and other digestive disorders, as well as to stimulate the gallbladder and ducts.
The beneficial properties of chamomile allow its use in the treatment of many viral, infectious and bacterial diseases. The benefits of chamomile infusion as a diaphoretic and antipyretic agent have been known for a long time: they drink it for colds, sore throats, flu.
Chamomile is an excellent sedative, beneficial for a healthy sleep and rest. A cup of chamomile tea for the night, calms the nerves, relieves tension, speeds up sleep.
The use of the decoction of chamomile as an effective cosmetic product is invaluable, it is used for acne, for inflammation and skin irritation. Chamomile regulates oily skin, stabilizes the sebaceous glands, softens and protects the skin from the harmful effects of environmental factors. It should be noted that chamomile favorably affects the skin around the eyes, with a decoction of flowers, can remove makeup safely and make compresses. If irritation appears on the eyelids, it is also removed with chamomile extract. They use a decoction of flowers and conjunctivitis, rub their eyes, remove scabs and pus.
Chamomile is also useful for hair, rinsing hair with a decoction after washing, neutralizing the harmful components of shampoos, nourishes and strengthens hair, gives it shine and silkiness. With the oily scalp, chamomile is an excellent regulating tool that allows it to stabilize the work of the sebaceous glands. Rinsing the hair with a decoction of chamomile will not only make the hair healthier and more radiant, it will also help to eliminate dandruff and irritation on the scalp.