Chamomile grows throughout the world. The blossoms are the part of the plant used in brewing herbal tea.
Chamomile has been prepared for thousands of years and is still honored for its great curative properties. It was first used in Europe about 1600 to help with insomnia, back pain, rheumatism, neuralgia and nervousness.
Health Notes: Chamomile should not be used during pregnancy. Chamomile is a member of the daisy family of plants which includes ragweed. Those with allergies to ragweed should avoid drinking chamomile tea.
Bring filtered or spring water to 212°F. Add 1 tsp of tea leaves to an 8oz cup. Pour boiling water over the tea leaves and let steep 4 minutes.