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Daily Archives: July 3, 2016

Why Chamomile Must Be in Your Pantry

  When I was a little girl growing up in the Czech Republic, my favorite stories were about a little mole named Krtecek who lived in a meadow with some of his other animal friends.  One day, his friend mouse became very sick.  Krtecek wanted to help her so he went to talk to a wise old owl.  The owl advised him to make a tea out of a mysterious plant called Matricaria Chamomilla.  This plant grows wildly in Czech meadows.  We call it, “hermanek.”  In English, it is known simply as Chamomile.  Confused Krtecek searched the whole…