Chamomila recutita is native to Europe and temperate Asia and is introduced in temperate regions of India for cultivation. it is small herbacious annual plant growing to a hight of 60-90 cm. its flowers and essential oil are in demand in pharmaceuticals and cosmatic industries.
Essential oil is used in flavouring alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, ice creams, candies and baked goods, high grade perfumes, in medicines as carminative and expectorant
|Serial No.||Biological Activity Name|
1. Kumar Sushil, Rao MG, Khanuja SPS, Gupta SK, Das M, Shasany AK, Darokar MP, Singh A, Bahl JR, Bansal RP, Ramesh S, Govind Ram 1999. The chamazulene rich chamomile variety-Prashant (a new genotype) J Med Arom Pl Sci 21: 1096-1098.
2. Orav, Anne, Ain Raal, and Elmar Arak. "Content and composition of the essential oil of Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert from some European countries." Natural product research 24.1 (2010): 48-55.
3. Esteves, Iracema, et al. "Gastric antiulcer and anti-inflammatory activities of the essential oil from Casearia sylvestris Sw." Journal of ethnopharmacology 101.1 (2005): 191-196.