Popular names: salivary root, dental root.
Pharmacy name: Roman chamomile root – Pyrethri romani radix (formerly: Radix Pyrethri romani).
Botanical description. Herbaceous plant 45 cm tall; inflorescence – basket. It grows in the Mediterranean, North Africa, Syria, Arabia (it is also cultivated there).
Active ingredients: spicy resin, tannin, a little essential oil.
Application. To stimulate salivation, against diseases of the teeth, as a tonic for weakened digestion. In homeopathy it is used for rheumatism and neuralgia.