Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile), Matricaria recutita (German Chamomile)  Family: Compositae



Caution: People allergic to plants in the Asteraceae family may be allergic to chamomile as well; watch for itchy eyes or ears, runny nose, scratchy throat, or other signs of allergy

Fun Fact: Known as the ‘plant's’ physician, it was said to cure whatever ailments the plants near it suffered. It’s a popular companion plant in the garden because of this. 

Dosage: 1-2 tsp herb infused 1 Cup boiling water or 1oz dried herb for 1 pint of water; 15-30 drops tincture; can take up to three times daily

Personal Experience: Roman Chamomile has a more bitter taste than German

Parts Used: Flower heads

Range: Can be grown worldwide in temperate climates, US zones 4-9

Habitat & Growing Conditions: Likes well draining soil in full sun to partial shade

Traditional Chinese Medicine Flavors: Bitter, Spicy, Aromatic, Neutral


Key Constituents:

Try the following products that include this wonderful herb: 


The Way of Herbs, Michael Tierra p109

A Modern Herbal, Mrs. M. Grieve p185

Herbs An Illustrated Encyclopedia, Kathi Keville p123

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