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Chamomile, German

  German ChamomileScientific Name: Matricaria recutita
Common Name:  German Chamomile
Other Common Names:
German Chamomile
Plant Type: Annual
Where To Plant: Full sun
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): 3-9
Germination: Easy
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 100
Uses: Culinary
Notes: The name is Greek for "earth-apple" & "on-the-ground", due to its apple-like smell of the plant. The plant has small daisy-like flowers with white collars circling cone-shaped raised yellow centers. The flowers are less than an inch wide. In mass, it packs a punch of bright color!

(MATRICARIA RECUTITA) German chamomile has been called the "plant doctor" because it has been said to aid the growth of other plants around it. It is thought that it can increase the production of oils in mints and basil as a companion herb plant. In addition, a tea made from German Chamomile will hamper fungal growth. Many people swear by using its tea to water seedlings as a preventative measure to prevent seedlings from damping off. Medicially, people use it for a number of ailments. It is known as a gentle sleep aid, a mild laxative, and also helps a sore stomach. It is also used as an oral rinse against oral mucositis, or oral inflamation commonly seen in cancer patient undergoing radiation treatments. There are studies that suggests it even provides some cholesterol lowering effects. It also has been known to calm nerves to help people relax. In Europe, it is used in an ointment to sooth irritated skin. It is also famous for being able to lighten blond hair naturally.

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Any statement made concerning medical conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.

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