How can Chamomile help make parenting easier?

Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) is a popular herb. In fact, more than a million cups of Chamomile tea are consumed every day (1)!

But, did you know (in its herbal extract form) Chamomile can traditionally be used in Western herbal medicine to relieve symptoms of many childhood ailments(2, 3, 4)?

In fact, based on its traditional use in Western herbal medicine, Chamomile can (2):

  • Reduce your child’s restlessness and nervous unrest
  • Temporarily improve their sleep quality and relieve sleeplessness
  • Relieve their symptoms of infant colic such as gastrointestinal pain, abdominal cramps, bloating and spasms
  • Relieve symptoms of infant colic
  • Support their digestive system health
  • And, reduce teething pain!
The information provided in reference to this ingredient is general in nature and provided as information only. Any product-specific therapeutic claims for this ingredient are linked to specific dosage requirements based on evidence of traditional or scientific nature.

More Facts About Chamomile

The use of chamomile is contraindicated in individuals with known sensitivities to plants in the Asteraceae family, commonly known as the daisy family. This includes yarrow, tansy, feverfew, daisy, and ragweed (2, 5).


  1. Srivastava, J, Shankar, E & Gupta, S. (2010). Chamomile: A herbal medicine of the past with bright future. Molecular Medicine Reports, 3 (6). 895-901.
  2. Braun, L, Cohen, M. (2010). Herbs & Natural Supplements: An Evidence Based Guide. 3. Chatswood, New South Wales.
  3. Engels, G & Brinchmann, J. (2015). Chamomile: Matricaria chamomilla. American Botanical Council, HerbalGram, 108. 8-17.
  4. World Health Organization (1999). WHO Monographs on Selected Medicinal Plants. 1. Geneva, Switzerland.
  5. Therapeutic Research Centre. (2018). German Chamomile. Accessed 3 July 2020 <,-herbs-supplements/professional.aspx?productid=951 >