\ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ kˈaməmˌa͡ɪl], \ˈɪŋɡlɪʃ kˈaməmˌaɪl], \ˈɪ_ŋ_ɡ_l_ɪ_ʃ k_ˈa_m_ə_m_ˌaɪ_l]\
Definitions of ENGLISH CHAMOMILE
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Common name for several daisy-like species native to Europe and Western Asia, now naturalized in the United States and Australia. The dried flower-heads of two species, Anthemis nobilis (Chamaemelum nobile) and Matricaria recutita, have specific use as herbs. They are administered as TEA, extracts, tinctures, or OINTMENTS. Chamomile contains CHOLINE; COUMARINS; cyanogenic glycosides, FLAVONOIDS, salicylate derivatives, TANNINS, and volatile oils (OILS, VOLATILE).
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