How to Grow Chamomile Flower

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chamomileUSES:  Chamomile flowers seem to enhance any herb they work with.  Chamomile has a soothing and calming effect.  Made into a tea, the taste is a combination of apples and honey.  You also see chamomile in many cosmetic preparations as the cooled tea is good for skin disorders.

How to Grow Chamomile Flower.  There are two kinds of chamomile, German (annual) and Roman (perennial).  They are two different type plants though they are used interchangeably.  They’re very similar in appearance.   A wide shallow pot will work here as you want to encourage the plant (with tip pinching) to produce more flowers.  As the flowers mature, pick them and put them in a shallow cardboard box and set in a cool, dark location to dry.

This is the perennial chamomile: 

This is the annual chamomile: 

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