Matricaria chamomilla

Matricaria chamomilla

  • Matricaria chamomilla
  • Matricaria chamomilla
  • Matricaria chamomilla
  • Matricaria chamomilla
  • Flower name
    Matricaria chamomilla
  • Scientific name
    Matricaria chamomilla
  • Aliasカモミール, German Chamomile, Chamomile, Kamille, German Chamomile, ジャーマン・カモミール
  • Place of originNorth Asia from Europe.
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Language of flowersA reconciliation

What is Matricaria chamomilla

Chamomilla, Matricaria chamomilla or German chamomile (Scientific name: Matricaria chamomilla) is native to Europe and North Asia and is a cold-resistant annual grass of the Asteraceae. In Europe it is known as a panacea herb. The head flower resembling small chrysanthemum consists of surrounding white tongue-shaped flowers (petals) and a yellow tubular flower in the center. Over time, the surrounding petals hang and the yellow part of the center rises. Flowers are raw or dried and drunk as herbal tea. There are a bit of apple incense and bitterness in taste. As medicinal herbs, it is used all over the world from ancient times to modern times. Chamomile tea is also known as a companion plants to activate other plants by planting nearby like marigold. The English name "Chamomile" originates from the Latin "chamai (of the earth)" + "melon (apple)" and is based on the fact that the flower has an apple incense. The language of flowers is "reconciliation" and "to resist adversity." The scientific name "Matricaria" is a Latin word "uterus" because it has effects on gynecology. The species name "chamomilla" is the Latin word "chamai" (low ground of ground) + melon "meaning smelling like an apple" as explained in English.

Common name: Chamomile, Scientific name: Matricaria chamomilla, Synonym: Matricaria recutita, also known as German Chamomile,Place of Origin: Europe - North Asia, Plant Length: 30 - 60 cm, Leaf Shape: Feathery Compound , Flower color: white, flower size: 1 to 2 cm, flowering period: February to October.


  • Eye
    Asterales
  • Family
    Asteraceae
  • Genus
    Matricaria
  • Species
    M. chamomilla
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typecold-resistant annual grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 2.0 cm

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