About Chamomile Flowers Organic
Chamomile blossoms, the ginseng of Europe, belong to the daisy family and humans have been using it since ancient times. It is very fragrant, giving off a gentle floral, almost apple like aroma that is very relaxing. For this reason, and due to its many health benefits, chamomile is popular in herbal teas and aromatherapy.
Chamomile blossoms are used medicinally against sore stomach, irritable bowel syndrome, and as a gentle sleep aid. This is one of the most often quoted herbs for their health benefits and traditional remedy powers. It has been recorded in the traditional medicine recipes of Rome, Egypt and Greece.
Chamomile is effective in a myriad of health conditions because it is a rich rsource of flavonoids (quercimertrinand rutin), volatile oils (bisabolol, farnesene, and chamazulene), salicylate derivates, cyanogenic glycosides couarins, plant acids and fatty acids. It boasts of vulnerary, stomachic, splenic, sedative, nervine, hepatic, febrifuge, emmenagogue, diuretic, digestive, diaphoretic, depurative, cicatrisant, cholagoue, carminative, anti-viral, antispasmodic, anti-rheumatic, anti-depressant, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
Dried chamomile flowers
Storage and shelf life
Store chamomile in a cool, dry, airtight container, away from the sunlight and heat.
Chamomile flowers, when properly stored, can last for up to 2 years.
Shipping and delivery
The product is available for delivery and pick up from our store in de Pijp.
The product is delivered in recycled paper bags.
No known allergens. It can cause a reaction to people being allergic to ragweed.
How to use
Use between 2 tablespoons of dried flowers for each cup of water. The recommended water temperature is 93C, so once your boiling water is ready let it cool down a bit and then steep the herb for 3 to 5 minutes, depending on your taste. The more potent the tea, the more likely it is to offer health benefits.