Latin Name: Matricaria recutita
Origin: China, Hungary, Egypt
History: Native to Europe, this annual plant has become naturalized in almost every continent. It has long been used for its calming properties and is one of the most widely used flowers in herbal tea.
Farming and Processing: The plant is harvested immediately after flowering. The flowers are then dried and stored for use.
Aroma: Aromatic, pleasant and sweet
Flavor: Pleasant, slightly bitter
Culinary Applications: Teas, essential oils
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