Camomile or Chamomile flowers are best known for the delicious aromatic herbal tea that they produce. The tea is so popular, it is found in most grocery stores. Chamomile flowers are widely used as a mild sedative, and is good for insomnia as well as many other nervous conditions. Chamomile flowers are nervine and sedative especially suited to teething children and those who have been in a highly emotional state over a long period of time. Chamomile flowers are used in alternative medicine as an anodyne, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, nervine and digestion aid. Additional uses in herbal medicine include an antispasmodic for intestinal and menstrual cramps, relieving gas pains, and a very mild but efficient laxative. Their healing properties come from there daisylike flowers, that contain volatile oils (including bisabolol oxides A and B, and matricin) as well as flavonoids. 1 oz bag.