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camomile:

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[Gr.,=ground apple], name for various related plants of the family Asteraceae (aster family), especially the perennial Anthemis nobilis, the English, or Roman, chamomile, and the annual Matricaria chamomilla,
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camomile

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1. any aromatic plant of the Eurasian genus Anthemis, esp A. nobilis, whose finely dissected leaves and daisy-like flowers are used medicinally: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. any plant of the related genus Matricaria, esp M. chamomilla (German or wild camomile)
3. camomile tea a medicinal beverage made from the fragrant leaves and flowers of any of these plants
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The camomile flowers contain oily essence of anthemine tanan, phytostrol and also a bitter substance named anthemique acid.
The committee's new recommended list of healing herbs to grow for tisanes, teas or infusions includes camomile, chamaemelum nobile, for insomnia and PMT, fennel for indigestion and as a diuretic, lemon balm for tension, headaches and upset stomachs, peppermint for indigestion and lemon verbena for insomnia and nasal congestion.
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Kamillosan, an extract of the camomile plant, whose civilizations, helps prevent and control a common painful oral condition that frequently is a side effect of cancer radiation and chemotherapy treatments.
Yer (Camomile) tea's oot Broadcaster Rob Maclean was so shocked to see Camomile tea in the press box yesterday that he tweeted this pic.