Herb of the Day: German Chamomile

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Scientific Name: Chamomilla recutita syn. Matricaria recutita

Key Actions: Anti-allergenic | Anti-inflammatory | Relaxant | Relieves spasms | Soothes digestion | Wound healer

Common Use: Relaxant

Common Dosage Form: Infusion

Fun Fact: In medieval times, chamomile was thought of as a “plant’s physician” and would commonly be placed near ailing plants to help it recover.

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Image: https://wildearthapothecary.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/chamomile1.jpg

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