German chamomile - Definition

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Wild chamomile, also sometimes called German chamomile, is a very common flower. It has analgesic and stimulant properties; it acts against eczema and muscle spasms, especially those of the abdomen. The dried flowers can be taken as an infusion or as a liquid extract for spasms and digestive problems. German chamomile is used as a rinse, a bath, or a gargle for the mucus membranes.