This valuable plant has many properties. In Germany, chamomile is widely used to treat gastrointestinal and skin problems. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory and anti-swelling agent. In addition, chamomile herbal tea stimulates the immune system, relieves stomach spasms, acts as a sedative and antidepressant, protects liver cells and may ward off Alzheimer’s disease. Chamomile herbal tea is also used for treatment of radiation mucositis.