Chamomile is an important digestive, nervine, anti-arthritic, anti-spasmodic and anti-allergy herb, used most widely for its calming and relaxing effect on horses, especially those prone to loose manure or scouring. It is an anti-inflammatory and may help in reducing allergic responses. It is rich in Calcium and supports the body’s skeletal structure. Chamomile is also recognized as being ulcer-protective through its healing effect on the mucosa of the gastro-intestinal tract. It may also be applied externally as a wash to soothe allergic skin conditions.