CHAMOMILE For Your Hair and Skin
This pretty daisy is one of the better known herbs, possibly because it is so useful. Haircuts for short hair Use the fiowerheads alone in a tea or tincture to relax both the digestive function and those gut feelings that may sometimes disturb you. It makes a very suitable tea to dnnk late in the day because it has quite the opposite effect to that of coffee, which actually exacerbates tension and anxiety.
Parts used: Flower heads.
Dose: 1 tsp dried/2 tsp fresh to a cup of boiling water.
A strapping plant with lovely, luminous blue flowers. They make an attractive garnish to ice cream and cold summer puddings. Borage boosts the production of adrenaline and is useful in times of stress. It is also very nutritious, and helps to treat skin diseases and rheumatism.
Parts used:The leaves, flowers and seeds. The leaves need to be dried quite quickly and are best heated very gently in a cool oven until they are crisp.
Dose: 1 tsp dried/2 tsp fresh to one cup of boiling water.