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The flowers of Matricaria chamomilla (family Compositae); used internally as a tonic and externally as a counterirritant.
See also: chamomile.
[L. matrix, womb]
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Matricaria chamomilla, known commonly as chamomile, has previously been investigated for its effect on intensity of cyclic mastalgia; however, the authors noted concerns with quality of the trials.
Khalel, "Antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oil and extracts of fennel (Foeniculum vulgare L.) and chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.)," Industrial Crops and Products, vol.
investigation of the biological composts effect on the quality and quantity function of the Dutch Matricaria, magazine of agricultural and cultivation issues of Iran, 1(7): 127-135.
This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted in patients with mild to moderate generalized anxiety disorders (GAD) and compared Matricaria recutita (chamomile) extract with placebo.
Exogenous application of SA induces the biosynthesis of coumarins in Matricaria chamomilla [7], taxane in Taxus chinensis [8], saponins in ginseng [9], phenolic acids in Salvia miltiorrhiza [10], artemisinin in Artemisia annua [11], and sinapyl alcohol in ulmus cells [12].
The most important medicinal and spice crops cultivated in Germany are essential oil producing plants like chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla L.), lemon balm (Melissa officinalis L.), peppermint (Mentha x piperita L.), common oregano (Origanum vulgare L.), and garden parsley (Petroselinum crispum L.) characterized by different active compounds and therapeutic uses (Table 1).
Chamomile is one of the most common sources of apigenin consumed as single ingredient herbal tea, prepared from the dried flowers from Matricaria chamomilla.
Khan (1998) Palynological Studies of Matricaria chamomilla L.(Babuna) and its related genera.
Chamomile Matricaria chamomilla is a great asset in any herbal medicine dispensary and as a nervine and calmative it is a great contributor to mental wellness and relaxation.
Iberogast is a multi-component formulation of 9 herbal extracts namely Iberis amara, Angelica archangelica, Matricaria recutita, Carum carvi, Silybum marianum, Melissa officinalis, Mentha x piperita, Chelidonium majus and Glycyrrhiza glabra.
Asteraceae estuvo representada por 10 generos y 12 especies que corresponden a plantas conocidas localmente como hierba maestra (Artemisia absinthium L.), manzanilla (Matricaria recutita L.), arnica (Heterotheca inuloides Cass), Santa Maria (Tanacetum parthenium (L.) Sch.