Chamomile blossoms resemble that of a daisy flower. It has a pleasant, apple-like smell, and is very popular as a tea for calming and soothing the nervous and digestive systems.
Chamomile has a mild pleasant taste, and may help to relax the nerves and support a good night’s sleep. It has also been used by folk herbalists as a digestive aid.
Chamomile flowers are best known for the delicious aromatic herbal tea that they produce. The tea is so popular, it is found in most grocery stores across America. Chamomile flowers are widely used by traditional herbalists to promote relaxation and support healthy digestion. Except for the small risk of allergy, Chamomile is one of the safest herbs to use. But the best thing about chamomile flowers are that they are such a great tasting way to enjoy the benefits of healthful, wholesome herbs!
Common Names: Chamomile, German chamomile, garden chamomile
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Chamomile is second only to Black Tea as the best selling tea in the world. Its great flavor, aroma, and soothing effects have made it so popular.
We use it often in tincture combinations pertaining to any digestive, nervous or sleeping issues.
Chamomile is also used to add a golden tint to hair and scent chamomile shampoo formulas.
The Arabians used it in massage oils.
It is critical that chamomile flowers are stored in a dark, dry, and cool place. Refrigeration or freezing is highly recommended, but not necessary. Following these suggestions will delay the loss of its highly valued nutritional and medicinal properties.