how to make chamomile tea from plant

how to make chamomile tea from plant

How to Make Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea is a wonderfully calming and delicious beverage that has been used for centuries. It’s also quite easy to make yourself using the chamomile plant.


  • Fresh chamomile blossoms or ¾ teaspoon of dried chamomile
  • 1 ½ cup of boiling water
  • Optional – Honey, lemon, and mint for additional flavor


  • If using fresh chamomile: Pick 6-7 chamomile blossoms from the plant, rinse with water, and remove any unwanted stems.
  • If using dried chamomile: Measure out ¾ teaspoon of dried chamomile.
  • Put the chamomile into a large teacup or heat-resistant mug.
  • If using fresh: Roll the blossoms between your hands to crush the petals slightly and bring out the flavor.
  • Pour 1 ½ cup of boiling water over the chamomile.
  • Let the tea steep for 8-10 minutes.
  • Strain using a mesh sieve or colander.
  • Optional – add honey, lemon, or mint for additional flavor.


You now have a cup of freshly brewed chamomile tea to enjoy. This herbal tea is known for its calming effects and is a wonderful drink any time of day. Enjoy!


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