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Frontier Natural Products German Chamomile Flowers Whole -- 16 oz


Frontier Natural Products German Chamomile Flowers Whole
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Frontier Natural Products German Chamomile Flowers Whole -- 16 oz

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Frontier Natural Products German Chamomile Flowers Whole Description

  • Matricaria recutita
  • Herbal Supplement / Loose Tea
  • Whole Flowers
  • Non-Irradiated
  • Kosher

Flavorful, comforting, gentle, traditional chamomile tea is made with German chamomile flowers. A versatile herb, chamomile is also an ingredient in shampoos and conditioners for light colored hair, in skin care creams and lotions, and in relaxing bath blends.


Directions

To use as a tea, pour 1 cup boiling water over 2 tsp. of herb, cover and steep 3-5 minutes.

Suggested Uses: Chamomile can be used in both teas and potpourris. The flowers have a pleasant fruity flavor in tea. They add both color and aroma in potpourris.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2 tsp. (788 mg)
Servings per Container: About 575
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrates1 g<1%
Chamomile whole (flowers)788 mg
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