Saturday, December 18, 2010

7 Things You May Not Know About Chamomile

1. Because if its distinct apple smell the Greeks named it Kamai – Ground Apple and the Spaniards named it Manzanilla – Little Apple

2. Peter Rabbit's mother gave him chamomile tea when he was feeling ill.

3. A German study found that the herb inactivates bacterial toxins.

4. Chamomile comes in capsule, liquid, and tea form.

5. European herbalists call chamomile "the mother of the gut."

6. People have collected the herb from the wild or bought it from the herb seller for more than 2,000 years and used it to treat digestive illnesses.

7. Chamomile is a member of the Daisy Family.

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