Chamomile: A herbal medicine of the past with bright future

01 Feb 2011Janmejai K Srivastava, Eswar Shankar, and Sanjay Gupta

Chamomile can help in improving cardiovascular conditions, stimulate immune system and provide some protection against cancer.

Meta Analysis
9 effects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Chamomile  Herb risk & protective factor

Ovary cancer Reproductive outcome
Minor decreased risk of Ovary cancer
Reproductive system

Low evidence
-1.0%

Chamomile  Herb risk & protective factor

Stress Brain outcome
Minor decreased risk of Stress
Brain system

High evidence
-1.0%

Chamomile  Herb risk & protective factor

Skin cancer Intergumentary outcome
Minor decreased risk of Skin cancer
Intergumentary system

Low evidence
-1.0%

Chamomile  Herb risk & protective factor

Blood Sugar - Hyperglycemia Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Blood Sugar - Hypergl...
Lymphatic system

Low evidence
-1.0%

Chamomile  Herb risk & protective factor

Sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Sleep
Musculoskeletal system

High evidence
3.0%

Chamomile  Herb risk & protective factor

Breast Cancer Reproductive outcome
Minor decreased risk of Breast Cancer
Reproductive system

Low evidence
-1.0%

Chamomile  Herb risk & protective factor

Inflammation Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Inflammation
Lymphatic system

Moderate evidence
-1.0%

Chamomile  Herb risk & protective factor

Oxidative stress Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Oxidative stress
Lymphatic system

Moderate evidence
-1.0%

Chamomile  Herb risk & protective factor

Depression Brain outcome
Minor decreased risk of Depression
Brain system

Moderate evidence
-1.0%