Matricaria chamomilla, syn. Matricaria recutita
BODEGOLD GERMAN Chamomile Seeds
'Bodegold' is an improved German Chamomile strain with high essential oil content (.9%), and high levels of the medicinal compounds bisabolol, and chamazulene. White blossoms with yellow centers are sweet and easy to pick. Scientific research indicates German Chamomile tea stimulates immune system's infection fighting cells. Tea also shows evidence of aiding digestion, soothing frayed nerves.
Packet is ¼ gram, about 1,200 seeds.
How to Plant GERMAN CHAMOMILE Seeds
Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Light aids germination, which occurs in 10-14 days. Can be direct sown into prepared seed beds in rows. Thin to groups of 3-4 plants, spaced 10-12 inches apart.
Comments: Full sun, tolerates poor soil. Usually self-sows.