A Review of the bioactivity and potential health benefits of chamomile tea (Matricaria recutita L.)

@article{McKay2006ARO,
  title={A Review of the bioactivity and potential health benefits of chamomile tea (Matricaria recutita L.)},
  author={D. McKay and J. Blumberg},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={20}
}
  • D. McKay, J. Blumberg
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Phytotherapy Research
  • Chamomile (Matricaria recutita L., Chamomilla recutita L., Matricaria chamomilla) is one of the most popular single ingredient herbal teas, or tisanes. Chamomile tea, brewed from dried flower heads, has been used traditionally for medicinal purposes. Evidence‐based information regarding the bioactivity of this herb is presented. The main constituents of the flowers include several phenolic compounds, primarily the flavonoids apigenin, quercetin, patuletin, luteolin and their glucosides. The… CONTINUE READING
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