The dried flowers of chamomile contain many terpenoids and flavonoids contributing to its medicinal properties.
Chamomile preparations are commonly used for many human ailments such as:
• hay fever
• muscle spasms
• menstrual disorders
• gastrointestinal disorders
• rheumatic pain
Traditionally, chamomile has been used for centuries as an
• mild astringent
• healing medicine
As a traditional medicine, it is used to treat:
• skin irritations
• canker sores
• rheumatic pain
Externally, chamomile has been used to treat
• diaper rash
• cracked nipples
• chicken pox
• ear and eye infections
• disorders of the eyes including blocked tear ducts
• nasal inflammation
• poison ivy
Chamomile is widely used to treat inflammations of the skin and mucous membranes, and for various bacterial infections of the skin, oral cavity and gums, and respiratory tract.
Chamomile in the form of an aqueous extract has been frequently used as a
• mild sedative
• calm nerves and
• reduce anxiety
• treat hysteria
• insomnia and other sleep problems
Chamomile has been valued as a
• digestive relaxant
gastrointestinal disturbances including:
○ motion sickness
Chamomile has also been used to treat
Cinnamon has been used as a medicine in traditional Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for centuries. Known for its benefits linked to digestion and gastrointestinal complaints, cinnamon has long been used as a home remedy for heartburn, indigestion, and nausea.
Cinnamon Benefits Include:
• It may improve blood sugar regulation.
• Cinnamon may improve insulin sensitivity.
• It may improve blood lipid (cholesterol) levels.
• It’s antimicrobial.
• It may prevent neurological disorders.
• May prevent cell damage (aka inflammation).
• May improve gut health.
• Cinnamon may help manage Polycystic Ovary Syndrome symptoms.
• It may help prevent colon cancer.
• It may help prevent tooth decay.
Dosage: 1 – 2 tbsp. before bed to calm nerves and improve sleep