Medication Description: Chamomile Flowers (Flores Chamomillae Recutitatae)
FLOWERS CHAMOMILE (Flores Chamomillae Recutitatae).
Collected at the beginning of flowering and dried baskets of wild-growing or cultivated annual herbaceous plant of chamomile of pharmaceutical Marticaria resutita L. (synonym: Marticaria chhommilla L.), herewith. Astrov (Asterasee). They contain essential oil (not less than 0.3%), azulene, antemisoic acid, glycoside, etc.
Azulene has anti-inflammatory properties, also weakens allergic reactions, strengthens the processes of regeneration. The substance isolated from chamomile - apigenin (5, 7, 4'-trioxy-flavone) - has an antispasmodic effect.
Apply chamomile flowers in the form of tea (brew 1 tablespoon of chamomile in a glass of boiling water, cool, filter) or infusion (1 to 5 tablespoons 2 to 3 times a day) and in enemas for intestinal cramps, flatulence and diarrhea. Inside take as well as a sudorific. As a weak antiseptic and astringent prescribed externally for rinsing, lotions and baths.
Form release: in cardboard packs of 100 g.
Chamomile flowers briquettes are also produced (round) - Briketum flores Сhamomillae - weighing 8 g (in a package of 6 pieces).
One cake is placed in an enamel bowl, poured with a glass of hot boiled water; close the lid and heat in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes, cool, filter, squeeze out the remaining raw materials, bring to 200 ml with boiled water.