Roman chamomile. Small daisylike blooms appear in summer on spreading 12 inch perennial plants with finely cut foliage whose aroma is reminiscent of apple or pineapple. Grow in well-drained soil, sun to part shade.
Traditional Healing Uses: To treat sleep disorders and anxiety, soothe skin inflammation, heal wounds, aid digestion, and lessen symptoms of the common cold. Most commonly, young leaves and flowers (fresh or dried) are prepared as a tea.
Other Uses: To bring out highlights in blond hair or moisturize dry hair.
Harvest: Collect and dry flowerheads to make into tea.