(Matricaria recutita) This Polish chamomile is bigger and higher yielding than the standard
and is easy to grow at home from seed. It has a wonderful aroma and is used to
make teas. Chamomile is one of the herbs used in biodynamic compost preparations
and has a high level of essential oils. The compounds in this herb have been extensively
studied for their health benefits, though it’s contraindicated in pregnancy or for
those taking blood thinners.