from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of chiefly Old World strong-smelling weedy herbs; it comprises plants sometimes included in other genera, such as Tanacetum and Tripleurospermum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants of the natural order Composit√¶ and the tribe Anthemide√¶.

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  • n. chiefly Old World strong-smelling weedy herbs; comprises plants sometimes included in other genera: e.g. Tanacetum; Tripleurospermum


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  • Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) is high in nerve and muscle relaxing calcium, magnesium, potassium and some B vitamins.

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  • In homeopathy, it is classified as a nervine herb (calming to the system), in two forms: Matricaria recutita, commonly known as German chamomile, and Chamaemelum nobile, Roman chamomile (the kind most often used for cooking).

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  • Chamomile Chamomaelum nobile {Roman chamomile} or Matricaria recutita/chamomilla {German/English chamomile}: Certainly the best known of the relaxing herbs, chamomile has been used for centuries for its ability to calm the mind and body.

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  • Matricaria (Chamaemelum) auriculata (Boiss.) ........

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  • Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) or the milder German chamomile (Matricaria chamomila) are generally the best herbs to give to children for most inflammatory diseases as well as fevers, colds, flus, and gastrointestinal complaints.


  • One of the representatives of this group is Camomila (Matricaria chamomilla), which is also known as matricaria, margaca das boticas and camomila dos alemaes.

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  • (Matricaria Chamomilla), tambin conocida com Matricaria, Margaca das Boticas y Camomila dos Alemaes.

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  • Other plants giving satisfactory yields on saline alkaline soil included Matricaria chamomilla, Vetiveria zizanioides, Cymbopogon nardus and C. winterianus (for citronella oil), Tagetes minuta, Ocimum kilimandscharicum, and Anethum graveolens (English dill).

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  • The Feverfew is one of the wild Chamomiles (_Pyrethrum Parthenium_), or _Matricaria_, so called because especially useful for motherhood.

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  • _Matricaria_ (Feverfew), and the _Nasturtium Sisymbrium_ (Water-cress).

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