Herb: Corn Chamomile


Latin name: Anthemis arvensis


Family: Compositae



Medicinal use of Corn Chamomile:

This species is considered to be one of the best febrifuge species indigenous to France. The flowers and leaves are used.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
40 cm
(1 foot)

Flovering:
June
to July

Habitat of the herb:

A locally common calcicolous plant of arable land and waste places throughout Britain.

Propagation of Corn Chamomile:

Seed - best sown outdoors as soon as it is ripe. Most of the seed germinates in the autumn.

Cultivation of the herb:

A locally common calcicolous plant of arable land and waste places throughout Britain.

Known hazards of Anthemis arvensis:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.