Chamomile originated in Europe and West Asia (Bisset 1994) and since ancient times, it has been highly valued by the Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks for its medicinal properties. The Egyptians considered the plant sacred and believed it was a gift from the God of the Sun.
Chamomile's earliest recorded use goes back much further: according to the Eber's Papyrus, dated to 1550 BC, ancient Egyptians used the herb to honour the gods, embalm the dead and cure the sick. In Europe, medicinal use of Chamomile has been recorded since the 1st century AD.
- Origin: Egypt
- Growth: 1 to 3 feet tall.
- Plant family: Asteraceae (Daisy-like flowers of the Asteraceae plant family)
- Scent: Releases a pleasant, apple scent when walked upon.
- Colour: White, yellow
- Harvesting: In spring and summer, gather leaves to use fresh or to dry for later use. Pick fully open, fresh blossoms early in the day, rinsing and patting dry.
- Endangered: Not endangered.
Chamomile promotes one to attract a lover into their life and can be used in many rituals, ceremonies or spell casting work. As very positive energy it can pull through happiness and well being. Used correctly chamomile can call the positive frequency in to allow one to manifest things such as money, good dreams, ridding any negativity and bringing prosperity, peace and tranquillity into your life.
If you are looking for herbs to spell cast then chamomile is a great element to help break and release curses. Provides healing for the soul.
- Chamomile is connected to the element of Water and carries Feminine energy
- Associated with the Zodiac Sign; Leo
Chamomile has many wonderful attributes for medicinal purposes. It works as an Anti-inflammatory by helping to reduce stress. calms anxiety and combatting stress. When consuming chamomile herbal teas can help to control blood sugar, promote digestive health and improve the quality of sleep. It helps one with negative feelings and improves heart rate.