Chamomile, the beautiful plant with its characteristic aroma and unique beneficial properties. Chamomile is a favorite herb found naturally in the Greek countryside and often picked to be enjoyed as a relaxing tea. All of us chamomile fans can grow it in the garden, as well as in a pot in our yard or balcony, to make wonderful drinks at home. Chamomile is a low-growing, low-maintenance herbaceous plant that is extremely easy to grow. In addition to the beneficial properties it has at our disposal and our health, chamomile also has a special decorative value due to the impressive numerous small flowers with white petals and a characteristic yellow color in the center of the flower that resemble small daisies. There are 2 main varieties of chamomile, the German or wild chamomile, an annual or biennial plant that is taller and the Roman or tame or garden chamomile that is shorter growing and perennial. Let’s see what care chamomile needs to grow it in the garden and in a pot on our balcony and to enjoy beautiful flowers and healthy drinks at home.
Chamomile, in addition to its use as a drink, also has several beneficial properties for health, which is why it is widely used in medicine, as well as in the cosmetics industry. In particular, chamomile helps to relieve stomach problems, such as gastritis and ulcers, as well as to clean and disinfect the skin in wounds, burns and irritations due to various skin diseases. It is also used to clean and disinfect the eyes in various irritations and to fight colds, nausea and dizziness.