Camomille - Chamomile
- Chamaemelum nobile

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CAMOMILLE, vient en toute terre, se seme en Mars, & se replante en Avril en belle exposition.

Cette plante est résolutive, apéritive, fébrifuge, adoucissante & diurétique: on s’en sert dans les cataplasmes, & dans les fomentations & décoctions émollients. Linfusion de toute la plante est d’un grand secours dans la néphrétique, dans le colique enteuse & dans les tranchées des accouchées. On se sert aussi de l’huile de cette polante fqaite par infution, dans la goutte, la sciatique, les hémorrhoïdes & les rhumatismes. Dioscoride recommende les fleurs de cette plante, mises en poudre, dans les fievres intermittentes.

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CHAMOMILE, comes in all soil, is sown in March, & replanted in April in good exposure.

This plant is resolving, aperitif, febrifuge, softening & diuretic: it is used in poultices, & in emollient fomentations & decoctions. The infusion of the whole plant is of great help in nephrosis, in colic and in the contractions of childbirth. The infusion in oil of this plant is also used in gout, sciatica, hemorrhoids & rheumatism. Dioscorides recommends the flowers of this plant, powdered, in intermittent fevers [malaria–which was endemic in Provence until the digging of canals to drain the swamps of the Camargue in the 18th-19th Centuries].


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