(Anthemis nobilis) Chamomile Flowers are an excellent calming aid for nervousness, increasing appetite, menstrual cramps, bladder problems, and as a sedative and sleep aid. Chamomile is a beneficial and trustworthy herb that is worth keeping in the home for emergencies. It is useful for small babies and children who suffer from colds, stomach trouble, or colitis, and helps induce sleep. It can be used externally for eczema and inflammation. Chamomile helps promote a natural hormone similar to thyroxine which helps rejuvenate the texture of hair and skin, and helps maintain youthful mental alertness.