Roman chamomile is a gentle herb know throughout most of the world which has been used continuously for many centuries. Roman chamomile is native to Western Europe and North Africa, grows only about a foot high, flowering in late spring or early July. Leaves are twice or thrice divided into linear segments, which are flatter and thicker those of German chamomile.
Chamomile is used for various digestive disorders including indigestion, vomiting, nausea, and intestinal gas(flatulence) due to mental stress. Women use it for morning sickness and painful menstrual periods. It is also used for pain and swelling of the lining of the nose and mouth, sinus pain, and rheumatic disorders.