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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 05.3 February 1994

Chamomile – the herb of humility in demise

By - Heather R Winship

Chamomile, Chamaemelum nobile, 'the herb of humility', is an unassuming flower with the appearance of a rather wilted daisy. This humble plant has been used in the treatment of a variety of ailments for the last 2,000 years. Ancient Egyptians revered it for its virtues and, in their belief in its power to cure ague, dedicated it to their Gods. It also has royal connections and is grown in the lawns of Kensington and Buckingham Palaces.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist