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Chamomile
Fri 11-Jun-10
8:04 pm
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JoannaS
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Goodness me this was a hard topic to place, anyway I have found a patch of chamomile and I am going to dry it but.... when I looked on t'internet I find some folks who dry only the heads and some dry the whole stem above the yellowing leaves. Has anyone tried drying the whole thing? Was the result okay? From what I read, the main strength of taste is in the flower but the stem and leaves are just slightly weaker. Doh

Has anyone tried the pineapple weed? We have lots of that too.Whistle

Sat 12-Jun-10
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When I buy Chamomile to make tea, it usually is just the flower heads.  I've no idea what pineapple weed is, I shall have to Google that one.

I'll try that again!

Sat 12-Jun-10
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Well, look what I found,  it seems, from the replies that you can also smoke it!  Do let us know what you use it for Joanna.

I'll try that again!

Sat 12-Jun-10
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Thanks for that Toffeeapple, makes me pleased then that I asked Ian not to rotavate the whole lot in as I thought it was chamomile. I was a bit disappointed at first when I found out it wasn't chamomile but I did find a patch of the real mccoy elsewhere Smug and now I can try the pineapple weed too Tea

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