German Camomile (Matricaria recutita)
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An infusion of the flowers is used as a hair shampoo, especially for fair hair[14, 20, 168]. It is also used as a liquid feed and general plant tonic, effective against a number of plant diseases[14, 18, 20]. The flowers are also an ingredient of ‘Quick Return’ herbal compost activator.
The whole plant was formerly used as a strewing herb[4, 168]. The whole plant is insect repellent[14, 20].
An essential oil from the whole plant is used as a flavouring and in perfumery.
Yellow to gold dyes are obtained from the flowers.
Cultivation & Habitat
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