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Folknames
German Chamomile, Chamomyle, Chamaimelon, Ground Apple, Maythen, Roman Chamomile, Whig Plant


Chamomile, a plant of the sun, works well for magicks involving money, sleep, love, and purification.

It can be found blooming from midsummer to mid autumn. While it prefers a sandy soil type, you can find it thriving almost anywhere. It resembles the delicate daisy, though with a smaller flower and a taller stem.

The infusion is used as a hand wash for gamblers and to otherwise attract money. It is used in sleep and meditation incenses, and the infusion can be added to one's bath water to attract love. Sprinkle chamomile around the home to removes curses and spells cast against you.

Infusions or teas made of chamomile help aid digestion and sleep. It has been noted to relieve headaches, nervousness, menstural irregularity, and toothache.

The infusion of the flowers is taken in doses up to 2 fl oz (56 ml) three times a day. A tincture is suitable for highly-strung or hyper-sensitive individuals. Oil of Chamomile can be taken, three drops on a lump of sugar, as an alternative to the above.


Relaxing tea: To 1 cup boiling water add 2 tsp. dried flowers. Steep covered for 12 min.

For Bath: Use ˝ to 1 cup fresh or dried herb tied in linen bag. Place in tub with hot water let soak for 10 min. then add cold water to the temp. you like. Do not add soap to bath as it will coat your skin and not allow the Chamomile to penetrate.

Also for colds or when you feel really bad, try the tea while you’re soaking in the bath.



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