Take note! The incredible Chamomile and its anti-inflammatory properties.

Chamomile is one of the best herbs around the world for its healing and aesthetic properties

It can be ingested as an infusion, but it is also used in creams and lotions.

Its active components come from the flowers, which have a high content of essential oils, flavonoids, coumarins, tannins, salicylates and sugars.

Its properties include anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, sedative, antiemetic and anti-allergenic action.

How to use it

As an infusion, the most popular application of chamomile, a small amount of its flowers is taken and hot water is added to a cup. The infusion obtained works as a mild digestive and for insomnia. Also, certain studies mention that it helps regulate blood sugar levels.

As a cream, ointment or lotion, the chamomile offers an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effect, being useful to relieve discomfort when using on insect bites, wounds, eczema and acne.

Another method of application is as a mouthwash, which consists of adding 10 ml (2 teaspoons) of tincture to a glass of hot water and gargling to eliminate oral discomfort.

Daniel Pire

Estudiante de Farmacia de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Fanático de aprender cosas nuevas cada día. Redactor de ColombiaHoy.News y anteriormente Mui.In. Me gusta mantenerme al día con temas tecnológicos y los medios de comunicación. Los tópicos de salud y biotecnología son mis preferidos. Apasionado por conocer un lugar nuevo siempre que sea posible! La cocina y la comida son mi ruta de escape para cualquier ocasión.+ info

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