Chamomile's effects have been proven by numerous scientific studies. Plinius and Dioscorides, as well as Arabian healers, knew it as "Chamaemelon." Its healing powers were initially based on ancient scientific studies of Hippocrates, Plinius, Dioscorides, and Galen and on phytotherapy. The ancient Egyptians always kept it on hand during their travels.
With a variety of proven properties, this plant is commonly used in baby care products:
- It is an anti-inflammatory that soothes skin rashes.
- It has anti-inflammatory, soothing, wound healing, bacteriostatic, antimicrobial, and antispasmodic properties.
- Its antioxidant properties counteract the harmful effects of free radicals
- Contains a natural compound called apigenin which is known to calm the nervous system.
Chamomile recutita extract is rich in flavonoids and contains volatile oils. It contains alpha bisabolol, chamazulene, luteolin and apigenin.