Two varieties of chamomile are generally used by gardeners and tea lovers. These are Roman Chamomile Chamaemilum nobile, which is a a short perennial, and German Chamomile Matricaria recutita a taller (but not particularly tall) annual variety that will reseed readily. Both bear cute, white flowers with cheery yellow centers that yield up a relaxing tea. Dyer’s chamomile also exists and this yields a bright yellow dye. Chamomile can be used to soothe tempers, to encourage prosperity, and to bring luck.
Planetary Correspondence: Sun or Moon
Elemental Correspondence: Water or Air
Gardening can be intimidating and, for those of us who do not have our own patch of dirt to tend, it can seem nearly impossible. But growing and using your own herbs is quite satisfying and can only improve our magical relationship with them. And if you don’t have your own patch of dirt, many […]Read More