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Chamomile (Anthriscus cerefolium) is used as a tea and a medicinal herb. The flowers and leaves are mostly used for teas and medicinal tonics, but they are also used to add texture and bind foods such as meatloaf or dressing.

Planting Info:
Propagated by seed and by root division.
Space between rows: Broadcast
Space between seeds: Broadcast
Depth: Surface
Germination: 20-25 days
Harvest: 90 days

      Medicinal uses:

    • Provides manganese which can be helpful for seizure disorders.
    • Added to diet for stress or sleep disorders.
    • Used for ulcers and wounds.
    • A chamomile tea is used for a restful sleep, reducing stress and nervousness.
    • Helps digest food and increases appetite.
    • Apply for dry skin disorders, including scalp.

Chamomile Tea: Two teaspoons or more of flowers steeped in hot water for five minutes. Can be used with peppermint for sleep.

Herbal Pillow: Chamomile flowers can be dried and stuffed into a pillow for sleep. Should be replaced each month.

Live plants can be placed near sleeper in bedroom.

Caution: Handling live plant can cause dermatitis.

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