German chamomile

German chamomile
A plant with daisy-like flowers that are used in tea to calm and relax, improve sleep, and help stomach problems. German chamomile has been studied in the prevention of mucositis (mouth sores) caused by chemotherapy and radiation therapy. It has also been used in some cultures to treat skin conditions, mild infections, and other disorders. The scientific name is Matricaria recutita.

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  • German chamomile — vaistinė ramunė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos maistinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Matricaria recutita), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams), gėrimams (arbatai) gaminti. Iš jo… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • German chamomile — noun annual Eurasian herb similar in fragrance and medicinal uses to chamomile though taste is more bitter and effect is considered inferior • Syn: ↑sweet false chamomile, ↑wild chamomile, ↑Matricaria recutita, ↑Matricaria chamomilla • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • German chamomile — chamomile …   Medical dictionary

  • german chamomile oil — noun Usage: usually capitalized G : chamomile oil b …   Useful english dictionary

  • German chamomile oil — noun see chamomile oil …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chamomile — or camomile (pronounced /ˈkæmɵmiːl/ kam ə meel or /ˈkæmɵmaɪl/ kam ə myl)[1] is a common name for several daisy like plants of the family Asteraceae. These plants are best known for their ability to be made into an infusion which is commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • German camomile — or German chamomile, a camomile having conspiciously reflexed white ray flowers, brought to North America from its native habitat in Europe and northern Asia …   Useful english dictionary

  • chamomile — vaistinė ramunė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos maistinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Matricaria recutita), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams), gėrimams (arbatai) gaminti. Iš jo… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • chamomile — A family of plants with daisy like flowers. Two types are German chamomile and Roman or English chamomile. These are used in teas to calm and relax, to improve sleep, and to help with stomach problems. The essential oil (scented liquid taken from …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • chamomile oil — noun : a blue aromatic essential oil obtained from the flower heads of either of two plants: a. : such an oil obtained from the common European chamomile and used in perfumes and in medicine called also Roman chamomile oil b. : such an oil… …   Useful english dictionary

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