Aug 162017

German Chamomile

R 20.00

German Chamomile Matricaria recutita

Cool season annual. Sow in late summer/autumn.
Grows steadily throughout the winter and flowers a profusion of beautiful daisy like flowers throughout spring and early summer.

Dried chamomile flowers are an age-old medicinal herb known in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome.
It is native to Europe, North Africa and some parts of Asia.
Many cultures use it as a medicinal plant for its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-allergenic and sedative properties. It calms nerves and upset stomachs and promotes digestion.
Chamomile flowers can also be used to make a yellow-brown fabric dye.

Description

German Chamomile Matricaria recutita

Cool season annual. Sow in late summer/autumn.  Grows steadily throughout the winter and flowers a profusion of beautiful daisy like flowers throughout spring and early summer.

Dried chamomile flowers are an age-old medicinal herb known in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. It is native to Europe, North Africa and some parts of Asia.  Many cultures use it as a medicinal plant for its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-allergenic and sedative properties. It calms nerves and upset stomachs and promotes digestion.
Chamomile flowers can also be used to make a yellow-brown fabric dye.