General: Low, relaxed mound of attractive, finely-dissected foliage & stems topped with small white daisy-like blooms. Roman Chamomile is a hardier variety & performs best in a well-drained soil & plenty of bright sunlight. Great for tea!
Culinary Uses: Like German chamomile Roman chamomile is popularly used in teas.
Medicinal Uses: The oil of Roman chamomile is used quite frequently in aromatherapy as well as in bath and body products as a way to induce relaxation. In addition to that chamomile has many beneficial effects such as relieving anxiety and treating depression; relieving nerve pain and fatigue; eliminating internal parasites and improving digestion; treating insomnia and easing menopause; detoxifying the body and treating the skin and healing wounds.
Ornamental Uses: This chamomile variety creeps close to the ground. Grey-green leaves grow from the stems and the flowers have yellow centers surrounded by white petals like miniature daisies. It's leaves are like German chamomile and the flowers give off and apple-like aroma.
|Uses*:||Edible Flowers, Medicinal, Ornamental|