Roman Chamomile is a well known flower to have calming properties. Chamomile has long been associated with promoting a good night’s sleep, and research seems to back that up. A study of 60 elderly people was divided into two groups. One group was given capsules of chamomile extract twice a day, while the others were given a placebo.At the end of the study, there was a significant increase in the sleep quality of those who took the chamomile extracts when compared to the group who were given the placebo.
Insomnia, depression and anxiety are often related, in one study, used oral German chamomile extract in people with anxiety and depression. Researchers observed a significant reduction in depression symptoms after eight weeks of treatment in the group that were given chamomile extract.