Latin Name: Anthemis nobilis
Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)
Plant Part: Flower/Buds
Note/Element: Note: Middle Element: Wood
Functional Groups: Alcohol, Ester
Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vata, Pitta
Scent: Apple-like, herbaceous, hay-like, fruity, sweet, crisp
For Skin Type: Dry
Cautions: Not during pregnancy. Not for those with ragweed/aster/chrysanthemum allergy: contact dermatitis or severe breathing problems could occur. DO NOT use if a chamomile allergy is suspected.
Physical Uses: Digestion, colic, menstrual cramps, inflammation, sunburn, burn, rashes, insomnia, bee sting, insect bite, sore muscles & joints, headache, sores, sprains, stress, hair, arthritis.
Mental/Emotional Uses: Calming, PMS, anger, stress, anxiety, fear, tantrums, tension
Other Uses: Children -great for healing the skin
Blends Well With: Flower, peel, Wood,lavender
Possible Substitutions: Chamomile German, Lavender
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