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Chamomile, Lemon Balm, Kava and St John’s Wort

Other Names: Chamomile, Chamomel, Ground Apple,  Perennial Chamomile, Sailor's Buttons, Maythen, Whig Plant, Earth Apple, English Chamomile, Garden Chamomile, Lawn Chamomile, Low Chamomile, Roman Chamomile, Wild Chamomile, Chamaemelum nobile
Traditional Usages: Dyeing, Nervous Excitability, Convulsions, Restlessness, Hyperactivity in Children, Insomnia, Fever, Measles, Travel Sickness, Peptic Ulcers, PMS, Candida Albicans, Sore Throat and Mouth, Physical Stress, Nausea and Indigestion from Emotional Upset, Loss of Appetitie, Hair Loss, Irritability, Hay Fever, Menstrual Disorders, Eases Menstrual Cramps, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcers, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Hemorrhoids, Skin Conditions such as Eczema, Chickenpox and Psoriasis, Hyperactivity in Children, Internal Worms, Hysteria from Womb Irritation, Vomitting of Pregnancy, Infertility
Resources: Britain, Europe, North and South America, North Africa, Asia, Australia
Parts Used: Whole plant, Flowers, Oil
Administration Methods: Freshly prepared tea, also used as a wash or gargle, liquid extract, tinctures.
Herb Action: Anti-inflammatory, Antispasmodic, Antibacterial, Promotes wound healing, Deodorant, Musculotropic, Bacteriostatic
Herbal Research: Chamomile
Health warning: Chamomile Essential Oil is not to be used internally, except under professional supervision. Chamomile Essential Oil is a uterine stimulant and should not be used during Pregnancy and avoided during Breastfeeding.



KAVA: In the UK Kava is listed as a banned and restricted ingredient.  “It is not permitted in unlicensed medicines, except those exclusively for external use.” The herb is listed here for purely information purposes. Please take expert medical advice before using kava.
 


Chamomile, Lemon Balm, Kava and St John’s Wort - Herbal remedy for Stuttering: These herbs calm the nerves and thus help in controlling stammering. A tea can be made by infusing one teaspoon of fresh or dried herbs in a cup of boiling water. Strain and drink twice, daily.
Health Warning: Please note kava can cause liver damage. Kava should only be taken under supervision of a doctor.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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