Catal : Camamilla
Latin: MATRICARIA CHAMOMILLA
I present to the candy manzanilla.
Their yellow small heads of white small leaves bloom in spring and in August already they are possible to be gathered to dry them and to introduce them in boats to be able to use them when you need it.
It prepares an infusion with 5-10 grams of flowers by liter of water or 1 nosey spoonful of flowers by cup and to take between 3-6 daily hot cups.
Benefits of manzanilla in infusion
- It regulates the intestinal operation, in cases of shyness and heavy digestions.
- It alleviates nauseas, vomits and it stimulates the appetite.
- Calm the anxiety by nervousness. More information: Energy reiki: As to relax physical and psychic tensions
- Calm the headache and the neuralgias. More informaci³: Remedies for headaches: reflexology, phytotherapy and healthful diet
- It alleviates the pain the menstruation.
Infusion of Manzanilla concentrated for ocular, nasal washings or annals.
It realises an infusion of 50gr. of small heads (flowers) by 1litro of water.
Let rest it 15 minutes and later filter it well so that small leaves are not strained.
It wets a gauze in the infusion and applies it on the zone to treat during some minutes.
Also you can apply this infusion if a wound with infection of the skin exists.
In cases of allergic reactions, as the rhinitis and conjunctivitis, manzanilla comes prepared in sterile eye-drops that you can find in herboristerias.
Benefits of manzanilla and their oil preparation
It is prepared warming up to the Maria bathroom, 50gramos of small heads (Flowers) in 1/4 of virgin olive oil. When the water boils, it calculates 15 minutes and it extinguishes the fire.
It leaves cools off during 1 hour. It strains the oil (better with an average) and places it in a closed good glass boat in the refrigerator.
It realises frictions with this oil in case of rheumatic lumbago, torticollises, pains and contusions.
Oil of Manzanilla in new born
When new born it cries much can be that its intestine does not work with normality due to gases and the spasms.
It is always necessary to go to the doctor to discard other upheavals.
The antispasmodic effect of manzanilla reduces the annoyances of new born that could have pain in their small intestine.
Grease with oil of manzanilla the palm to you of the hand and realise a small massage following the sense of the needles of the clock.
It acclimates the room with a nice temperature, smooth music and to whisper to him what you are doing to him. It is important that you feel calm to transmit it to the baby.
For you drink them is better to use the oil of manzanilla, because the essential oil of manzanilla is very powerful for them.
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Infusion of manzanilla for the care of the hair
So that the brown or blond hair shine, you can make an infusion of manzanilla and use it in the clarified one of the hair.
Bags perfumed against insects
In a bag of cotton it introduces dry flowers of manzanilla. Also you can add flowers of dry lavender.
And hang it in the closet to maintain to ray the moth and other insects.
It knows the benefits manzanilla and one will become an indispensable plant in your homemade natural medicine kit.