What Is Chamomile Tea Good For?

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Also known as: Matricaria recutita, manzanilla, matricaire, pin heads.

Potential uses: Chamomile is used as a mouth rinse to treat sores that can be caused by chemotherapy. It is also thought to be a sleep aid.

Usual dose: For a mouth rinse, 10 to 15 drops of liquid extract in a half cup of warm water are used 3 times per day. Chamomile can also be drunk as tea.

Are there any risks? No significant side effects have been reported from drinking chamomile tea. Short-term use (up to 8 weeks) as a...

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