German Chamomile

$2.99

  • Matricaria chamomilla
  • Seed Packets contains approx. 2000 seeds.
  • Open Pollinated. Organically Grown Seed.

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German Chamomile

The true chamomile. German Chamomile is an annual to 50cm used for healing. Dried flowers are used in teas and is said to have a calming effect and benefits for nervous conditions. Likes a sunny position. Useful in containers and as a groundcover.

Sow: September to February. direct or via seedlings.

Spacing: 30cm

Chamomile is used in herbal medicine for a sore stomach, skin care, irritable bowel syndrome, and as a gentle sleep aid. It is also used as a mild laxative and has an anti-inflammatory and bactericidal effect . Research with animals suggests antispasmodic, anxiolytic, anti-inflammatory and some antimutagenic and cholesterol-lowering effects for chamomile. As well chamomile was found to be effective in treating stomach and intestinal cramps.

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