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GENERAL INFORMATION
Matricaria chamomilla ( Chamomilla recucita, fr. Camomille, ger. Echte Kamille, it. Camomilla, sp. camomilla) type of plants from the Asteraceae family. According to current taxonomic approaches, it includes only 5 species found in the northern hemisphere in temperate climates. In the literature he often had the Latin name Chamomilla. Currently, important nomenclator sources give the name Matricaria, considering the name Chamomilla erroneous.

PHARMACOLOGY
Oil is used in medicine and cosmetics. It is most often used orally as an anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic agent of the digestive system, it also has antiallergic activity. Used externally, chamomile prevents skin inflammation. Used internally in gastroenteritis, externally for skin ulcer, hemorrhoids, erythema, sunburn and thermal I and II.

CHEMISTRY
Chamomile contains, above all, an extremely large amount (up to 1.5 percent) of the essential oil rich in compounds with specific medicinal properties, including anti-allergic chamazulene, as well as alpha-bisabolol and its oxides. The flowers of Chamomile are also flavonoids, spiroeter, phenolics, phytosterols, polyacetylenes, catechin tannins, bitterness, coumarin and mucous compounds, choline, vitamin C and numerous mineral salts.

MORPHOLOGY
Stalk
Naked, strongly branched, at the ends of individual branches, baskets are formed, empty inside, growing up to 50 cm high (polyploids up to 80 cm). The whole plant gives off a strong, aromatic smell.
Leaves
Twisted, sitting, 2 or 3 times split. Thread-shaped patches, even, pointed.
Root
Pile, thin, strongly branched.
Flowers
Collected in a basket, marginal non-lingual, female, with a white color, as the flowering bending downwards, (fully flowering from the morning perpendicular to the stalk for the evening, also adopting a stalk-parallel arrangement) to the pedestal. stamens joined in the tube surrounding the pistils, yellow, tubular, 5-teeth, very small, seated on the inflorescence bottom, inside empty (characteristic for the species, unlike other chamomiles and marion morphologically similar, eg Matricaria maritima ssp. inodora where the bottom is full inside.) The baskets reach a diameter of up to 22 mm (polyploids up to 30).
Fruit
A tiny elongated achene, slightly bent at the top, with five ribs on one side without cup fluff, only 0.1 mm long (0.2 mm polyploids).

OCCURRENCE
Eastern Europe and Middle East. Chamomile is grown on a large commercial scale.

BOTANY
Chamomile is an annual plant. Wildly occurs in fields, roadside and ruderal habitats. A long day, photophilous plant. In agricultural crops, Chamomile is a weed. Minimum soil requirements. It yields well on both sandy and loamy soils. In the classification of plant communities, Chamomile is a species characteristic of Ass. Aphano-Matricarietum. Chamomile grows up to 60 cm tall (cultivar variety up to 80 cm) with raised, naked, strongly branched shoots. Shoots are overgrown with leaves arranged in a row. Chamomile has a strong, characteristic aroma.