Scientific name: Matricaria recutita L. Method: Matricaria chamomilla L.
Generic name: Matricariae Flos.
English names: Wild chamomile, Bitter chamomile, Common chamomile
Persian names: Chamomile
Arabic names: اوقوان، البابوناج، طوفه الارض.
Organs used: Flower.
The active ingredient of this aromatic plant is essential oil. The main active ingredients in chamomile oil are sesquiterpene compounds such as: Chamazolene, Bisabolol oxide and Farnesene. This aromatic plant improves the digestive system, has antibacterial, antifungal and antiseptic properties. This aromatic plant also helps to relieve anxiety, depression and can help relax the body and skin during the flare-up of diseases such as eczema and internal infections. This aromatic plant can help to care for and reduce the pain and inflammation of wounds, burns and muscles. Chamomile oil is used to treat varicose veins.