Chamomile is available in a variety of forms, including capsules, essential oils, and teas. Each form has its unique benefits – oils are good for aromatherapy, teas are tasty and relaxing, and supplements are convenient. For regular daily usage, we recommend taking chamomile pills in supplement form . There is no standardized dosage of chamomile.
Well, the flowering tops of the chamomile plant are used to make teas, liquid extracts, capsules, or tablets . The herb can also be applied to the skin as a cream or an ointment, or used as a mouth rinse.
One of the next things we wondered was where does chamomile come from?
As part of the Asteraceae family, chamomile can be found growing naturally in the wild in many regions of the world. It’s a simple, beautiful flower that has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years. Today in the West , chamomile is most commonly found in the form of herbal teas.
Can I use more than one form of chamomile?
Do not use more of this product than is recommended on the label. Do not use different forms (tablets, liquid, tincture, teas, etc) of chamomile at the same time without medical advice . Using different formulations together increases the risk of an overdose.
How much chamomile extract is in a capsule?
One capsule is equivalent to a cup of chamomile tea. Chamomile (flower); Chamomile Extract (flower), 1.2% Apigenin (1.5 mg); Plant-Derived Capsule (Hypromellose) Take 1 capsule as needed, preferably with food. For intensive use, take up to 2 capsules daily.
What is the best time of day to take chamomile?
Take chamomile as a tea, 1 cup before bedtime . We suggest trying 1 cup of chamomile tea in the evening while research using extracts continues to advance and determine proper dosage. A prominent supplemental tablet from Planetary Herbals known as Chamomile Sleep® shows promise.