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Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-inflammatory
Diuretic
Fights free radicals
Helps with insomnia
May reduce anxiety
May reduce stress
Promotes heart health
Relaxation

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 2; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 2mg; Carbs: 0.5g; Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 0g; Potassium: 0%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 1%DV

Did You Know?

  • Chamomile has two common varieties -- Roman and German. Most U.S. chamomile tea is prepared by drying the blossoms of the German variety
  • Chamomile tea is naturally caffeine free
  • Chamomile possesses anti-microbial and antioxidant properties, also possibly reducing inflammation and lowering both cholesterol and cancer risk

Ways to Eat:

  • In tea

Farming Trivia:

  • Chamomile is originally from the Mediterranean region, but is now cultivated or naturalized in many areas of the world, including North America
  • Chamomile is actually the national flower of Russia
  • Chamomile has a taste similar to apple and the word “chamomile” is said to come from the Greek word Kamai-melon or ground apple

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.