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Chamomile Tea

(Matricaria chamomilla (L))



Chamomile is a daisy like plant which is often used in herb infusions to help induce sleep. It has traditionally been used for medicinal purposes and is one of the most popular single ingredients in herbal teas or tisanes.1 It contains essential oil, including bisabolol and some of its salts, as well as flavonoids.



1 A review of the Bioactivity and Potential Health Benefits of Chamomile Tea by Diane L. McKay and Jeffrey B. Blumberg

2 http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/01/050104112140.htm


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