Matricaria chamomilla

Apple of the Earth


Mystic and Medicinal Properties & Signatures

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Properties:

  • Flowers have the most healing properties

  • Anti-inflammatory, antiphlogistic

  • Antimicrobial

  • Anti-fungal

  • Antispasmodic

  • For gastrointestinal problems, menstruation cramps

  • Nurturing (motherly love), peace (sedative antidepressant, treats restlessness/nervous irritability, facilitates relaxation, promotes sleep (stress, spasm, tension, anxiety)

  • Good compatibility (also children)

  • External use possible for skin (psoriasis, eczema, wounds), mucosa (mouth, throat, genitals)

 

Harvest:

  • May-July

Signatures:

  • Flowers have a yellow center surrounded by white petals associated to the Sun (solar plexus and crown chakra)

  • Essential oil is rich deep dark blue (throat chakra) associated with cooling anti-inflammatory properties (Moon)

  • Leaves are fine and feathery -> signature for sensitivity, which often goes with fragile nerves, powerful tenderness, attraction (Venus)

  • Environment: warm sunny, drying and cheering (Sun)

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