Chamomile has anti-inflammatory, diaphoretic, sedative, hemostatic and analgesic properties. This plant helps to relieve spasms, accelerates the process of epithelial regeneration, stops putrefaction and fermentation in the intestines, helps to stimulate digestion and has disinfectant properties. Chamomile is also an anti-allergic drug due to its hamazulene content. Glycosides contained in chamomile relax smooth muscles and have an atropine-like effect.
It is also worth noting that chamomile has antiviral properties that help with colds. It accelerates the healing process, reduces symptoms and relieves inflammation of the mucous membrane. Chamomile can be used as a gargle in case of sore throat, laryngitis, tonsillitis or inflammation of the mouth.
In cases of chronic bronchopulmonary diseases and bronchial asthma, chamomile inhalation may be useful.
Chamomile has anti-inflammatory properties that can be useful for problems such as conjunctivitis, barley and red eyes. You can use chamomile infusion or tea to rinse your eyes. Also, in case of joint inflammation and exacerbation of gout, chamomile baths or compresses on the affected area can help soothe the condition.