Another top 10 herb in Erin’s apothecary. Chamomile has long been used for calming the nervous system and soothing the stomach for kids and adults. Learn how to make a vegetable glycerin tincture as well as grow, harvest, and dry this little flower. Learn some tips on how to use this herb and add it to your home herbal apothecary.

German chamomile

Scientific name: Matricaria recutita (also known as Matricaria chamomilla)- 
 Most popular of the two for tea

Roman chamomile
Scientific name: Chamaemelum nobile (also known as: Anthemis nobilis
 Most popular of the two for essential oil

 Click here to download the mini herbal page about chamomile. 

Chamomile flowers make a great herbal tea to soothe people’s nerves. 

Erin LaFaive is an herbalist and Plant Priestess living in Wisconsin. She’s the author of the Learning Herbalism Workbook, Learning Herbalism Toolkit, and other ecourses.

Learn more about Erin on this page. 

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