It is known to boost the immune system, maintain blood pressure within the normal range,and eliminate bad bacteria found in the body. It is also a natural pain reliever.
The active constituents found in chamomile have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. It can be used on wounds to promote healing, on swollen gums, and even to soothe diaper rash in babies. Chamomile also contains coumarin, a compound that has blood-thinning effect.
For women, it may be used to alleviate breast tenderness, menstrual cramps, and other common symptoms of PMS.
Chamomile has nerve-soothing properties, which help relieve anxiety and stress. It not only soothes the nerves, it has also been used since ancient times to treat digestion and stomach complaints. Combined with ginger, it is an excellent tonic for the entire digestive system and the immune system.