Herbs - Medicinal Plants
Chamomile plant properties. Scientific name, Identification. Active ingredients and content of Chamomile.
Scientific name: Matricaria recutita L.
Other Names: Camomile, German Chamomile, Roman Chamomile, English Chamomile and Flos Chamomile.
Chamomile is an herb erect, little branched, with erect stems about 50 cm tall. Leaves sessile finely divided. Very fragrant flower heads, located at the end of the branches, with the central part hollow and in deep yellow, around are located the ligules petals in white color. Seeds are hardly noticeable.
It is native from Europe and Northeast Asia. Naturalized in North America and elsewhere.
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