Neuropharmacology of Chamomiles
The synonym is M. chamomilla L., and M. recutita is commonly known as German chamomile and true chamomile (Kreitmair 1951). The plant is native to Afghanistan, Europe and Iran (Formentini and Rocchi 1961). The dried flower heads are utilized in ethnomedicine for preparation of tea with antispasmodic (spasmolytic) and sedative properties (Viola et al. 1995).