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Camomile

Names:
English: Camomile
Also known as: Camomile, matricaria, anthemis, ground apple
Latin: Matricaria camomilae
Macedonian: Kamilica, Bolivach
Parts used: flowers

Description:

Chamomile is an annual plant. The stem is hollow, round, downy, and furrowed. The leaves are pale green, sharply incised, sessile. The flowers are small, yellow-white.

Habitat:

Chamomile is very spread and known plant. It can be found near the small roads in weeds where the soil is not fertile. Chamomile grows a lot in the wheat fieldsCultivation & Collection: Chamomile is cultivated on big plantation areas, but in Macedonia it is still mostly collected as a wild naturally growing plant. Experienced collectors are using specially constructed wooden combs that enable harvesting mostly flowers with very little stems.

Processing (Preparation):

The required form for various purposes is prepared by specially constructed equipment (cutters, mills, cyclons, screens, etc.).

Quality:

The quality is checked according to the European Pharmacopoea. Additional tests are being also run on request.

Use:

Supplemental therapyTaken internally for: · Stomach cramps, gas and nervous stomach, indigestion, indigestion, ulcers, menstrual cramps, insomnia, insomnia, colic colic and bladder problems.

Applied externally for:

Swelling and pain in the joints, skin inflammation and sunburn, cuts and scrapes, teething pain, varicose veins, varicose veins, hemorhoids, hemorrhoids and sore or inflamed eyes.

Used as a gargle for:

Gingivitis and sore throat. CosmeticsIts apple aroma is the fragrance in many herbal skin-care products. And it has been used in shampoos since the days of the Vikings because it adds luster to blond hair.

RecipesTea:

8 oz. boiling water poured over 2 tsp. (2 filter bags) chamomile flowers and steeped for 10 minutes. 1 cup consumed three or four times daily, or diluted and used as an eye compress.

Compress:

Fresh tea (less than 24 hours old) strained through a coffee filter and diluted with an equal amount of water. (Unused portions should be refrigerated, and diluted tea brought to room temperature before using it.) For a compress, liquid poured on a cloth and applied to the closed eye. Discontinue if your eye becomes irritated.

Fomentation:

Applied three or four times daily to sore muscles; sore, swollen joints; varicose veins; and burns and skin wounds.Herbal bath: Bathwater run over 2 or 3 oz. chamomile flowers tied in cloth, or no more than two drops essential oil of chamomile added to bathwater.

KORO products:

Filter bags 20 x 1.0 g ordering
Kitchen pack 30 g ordering
School & Restoran pack 1 kg ordering
Prepared bulk herb powder On request ordering
Prepared bulk herb flowers On request ordering