(Chamomilla recutita)

Category: anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, soothing

Chamomile Flower Extract (German Chamomile) (Matricaria Recutita / Chamomilla recutita) is soothing and also has antibacterial properties. It also has anti-inflammatory properties namely through the terpenoids chamazulene and α-bisabolol (levomenol). Bisabolol is a natural monocyclic sesquiterpene alcohol. It has been studied extensively and approved by government organizations for use on skin to reduce swelling and fight bacteria. It is also used to treat slow-healing wounds and skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, chickenpox, and nappy rash.

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