During the Middle Ages, people turned to it as a remedy for various medical problems, including asthma, colic, fevers, inflammations, nausea, nervous complaints, children’s ailments, skin diseases and cancer. As a popular remedy, it can be thought to be the European counterpart of the Chinese tonic Ginseng.
The chamomile is considered to be easily digestible and digestive relaxant. It also revives the tired and puffy eyes. It is suitable for the common cold, stomatitis, inflammation of gums, while the chamomile compresses sooth and treat the local inflammations and infection, providing care to skin ulcers.