The Camomile concerns to the family of long-term grassy plants. One of the most known Camomiles is Leucanthemum with large white-yellow inflorescences, in the centre of this flower surrounded with snow-white thin petals, towers yellow “navel”. Its Greek name is Leucanthemum (a white flower) occurs from words “leukos” — white and “anthemon” — a flower. It has been given to the flower because of colouring regional language flowers in its inflorescence.
It’s difficult to find the person on the Earth unfamiliar with this flower. Breaking its petals not one generation of girls told:« Loves, doesn’t love, to heart will press … » well and so on, you know, about what there is told then.
Now scientists says that there are more than 350 kinds of Camomiles.
In Ancient Egypt the flower of Camomile has been devoted to the God of the Sun “Ra”. Already then were known its medicinal properties with which the nature has allocated this modest, but such lovely and pleasant flower.
Myth and Legend about Camomile Flower
In Ancient Egypt the camomile flower has been devoted to the god of the Sun “Ra”. Already then were known its medicinal properties with which the nature has allocated this modest, but such lovely and pleasant flower.
About medical properties of a chemist’s camomile the Roman scientist Pliny the Senior wrote in «the Natural history», its Latin name «matrix» – “uterus” as in ancient times this plant was applied at female illnesses, from here and its national name – «uterer», «uterus grass». The chemist’s camomile has characteristic “apple” smell, this aroma it differs from all other “camomiles”.
Camomile’s medical properties
Application of Camomile is extremely great. It makes calming impact on nervous system; possesses anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, blood-stopping, soothing, sudorific, knitting, laxative action. Isn’t the plant, but a green drugstore!!!! Camomile applied at inflammatory diseases of gastroenteric path.