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ˈkæm əˌmaɪl, -ˌmilchamomile

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chamomile, camomile, Chamaemelum nobilis, Anthemis nobilisnoun

    Eurasian plant with apple-scented foliage and white-rayed flowers and feathery leaves used medicinally; in some classification systems placed in genus Anthemis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chamomilenoun

    a genus of herbs (Anthemis) of the Composite family. The common camomile, A. nobilis, is used as a popular remedy. Its flowers have a strong and fragrant and a bitter, aromatic taste. They are tonic, febrifugal, and in large doses emetic, and the volatile oil is carminative

    Etymology: [LL. camonilla, corrupted fr. Gr. chamai`mhlon, lit. earth apple, being so called from the smell of its flower. See Humble, and Melon.]

  2. Chamomilenoun

    see Camomile

    Etymology: [LL. camonilla, corrupted fr. Gr. chamai`mhlon, lit. earth apple, being so called from the smell of its flower. See Humble, and Melon.]

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  1. Chamomile

    The flower-heads of either the plant Anthemis nobilis or the plant Matricaria chamomilla. Chamomile has a warm aromatic odour and a very bitter taste and contains volatile oils which are a mixture of butyl and amyl angelates and valerates. Due to its coumarin constituents, large doses may interfere with coagulation. (NCI04)

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Chamomile

    Common name for several daisy-like plants (MATRICARIA; TRIPLEUROSPERMUM; ANTHEMIS; CHAMAEMELUM) native to Europe and Western Asia, now naturalized in the United States and Australia.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chamomile in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chamomile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Patricia Bannan:

    Tea at night is great, it’s relaxing, but you want to go for decaffeinated tea, or an herbal tea, which is naturally decaffeinated. Chamomile is also great, because it’s naturally a ‘sleepy-time’ herb.

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