Name: Odorless chamomile



One-biennial plant with a thin spindle-shaped root and a straight or ascending stem 40-80 cm tall, furrowed, bare, branched in the upper part. The leaves are thrice pinnately dissected into narrow filiform lobes with a short point. Flowers in inflorescences – 1 baskets, having 2-4 cm in diameter and located at the ends of the stem and branches; marginal flowers reed, white, the rest – tubular, yellow; sit on I hemispherical or wide-conical, dense inside (unlike odorous chamomile), receptacle. The fruits are achenes, dark brown, flattened, with a short leathery tuft. Blooms from June to September.

It occurs very often along roads, in meadows, pastures, wastelands, in fields as a weed. In Russia, it is distributed in the European part, in the Crimea, in the Caucasus, in Siberia.

Medicinal raw material is a flowering herb or inflorescence. The herb contains essential oil, peritrin and related compounds.

In practical medicine, the use of odorless chamomile is indicated for washing wounds, perineum, oral cavity, for compresses for bruises.

In folk medicine, an infusion of herbs is drunk for stomach pains, an infusion is used to wash wounds, as a rinse for toothache.


Infusion: 15 g per 200 ml; 2-3 tbsp. spoons 3-4 times every day.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *