Chamomile flower ready to dry

Nodding in the breeze today in my garden are, what feels like, a million heads of chamomile. The simple white daisy flowers with their yellow cone centers have enchanted my daughter, and since she already loves drinking chamomile tea, she cannot wait to make her own from our garden. So off she went with secateurs and a paper baggy to harvest some flowers for me to dry for her tea. There are two chamomiles that can be used for tea – Roman chamomile (which most of mine are) and German chamomile. The German chamomile (Matricaria recutita syn. Chamomilla recutita) is an annual, but preferred by health professionals because ofRead More →