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Fresh Chamomile

Technical Name : Anthemis nobilis


Taste Profile

It has strong, sweet, warm and herbaceous aroma and flavor.

Usage Tips

  1. The florets can be used in salads or as a garnish alongside other herbs including tarragon and lavender to balance the taste of cold-tasting foods such as apples, cucumbers, mint.
  2. It can also be used to make beer and wine.
  3. It can be used fresh or dried for various culinary purposes.
  4. Chamomile is also used to make tea.
  5. It can be paired with honey, lemon, cream, eggs, milk, bread, orange, ginger, limes, raisins, bacon, and cinnamon.

Common names and forms

  1. Chamaemelum Nobile
  2. Chamomile
  3. Chamomile (Matricaria Chamomila)
  4. Chamomile Flower Heads
  5. Chamomile Flowers
  6. Organic Chamomile (Flower)
  7. Pure Chamomile Flower


Chamomile plants are made up of thin feathery branched leaves and erect fuzzy green colored stems that produce several flowering heads. The florets are flat with conical sunflower yellow centers and triangular white petals. It is native to western Europe, India, and western Asia. Chamomile is now grown in Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Jammu and Kashmir. It is available from May through September. 

Health benefits

  • Chamomile helps to treat insomnia.(1)
  • It helps to reduce smooth muscle spasms associated with gastrointestinal inflammatory disorders.(1)
  • It also helps in treatment of gum inflammation, mouth sores and ulcers.(1)
  • Chamomile helps in treatment for patients with generalized anxiety disorder by reducing depression, restlessness, and constant worrying.(2) 
  • It gives relieves from xerostomia symptoms.(2) 


Excess consumption of Chamomile may cause vomiting.(3) People who are allergic to ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, and daisies should avoid the use of chamomile because they contain the same proteins.(4)

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