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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Matricaria is specific for use in all kinds of gastrointestinal disturbances associated with nervous irritability in the treatment of IBS and colitis. It’s safe to use in children and it’s powerful anti-inflammatory actions make it useful in almost any condition. Topically is is wound healing and a mild anesthetic useful for rheumatic & muscular pains and neuralgia.
Analgesic, Antidepressive, Nervine, Sedative, Antiinflammatory, Vulnerary
Smooth muscle relaxant and therefore may contribute to miscarriage in pregnant women
Infusion: 1-2 tsp/cup water; steep 3-5 min. covered; 1 cup TID. Tincture (1:5, 45%), 1-4 ml TID; max. weely dose 100 ml. Baths, Steams, Enemas. Note: Matricaria is best dosed on the low end of its dosage range over a long period of time.