Chamomile is commonly known as an 'herbal tea' (and, more accurately, as a tisane). It can be brewed alone, blended with other herbs, served hot or iced, and even used in cooking various foods. This collection of chamomile recipes showcases some of the versatility of this soothing herb.
This simple infusion is like a less concentrated version of a chamomile tincture. It is soothing and aromatic, and it makes a great after dinner drink. Plus, it's very easy to make -- simply infuse dried chamomile flowers in vodka and then strain them out.
tea blend features not only catnip and chamomile, but also lemon balm, mint and lemongrass. The result is a relaxing infusion that's ideal as a pre-bed drink.
Masala chai, or "chai tea," is traditionally made with spices and black tea. This recipe replaces black tea with chamomile for a caffeine-free, calming version of this spicy classic.
Hot Toddies are one of the most famous forms of hot cocktails. They are often made with black tea, but they can also be made with hot water or other hot liquids. In this recipe, Jacob Grier, bar manager at Carlyle restaurant and cocktail blogger based in Portland, Oregon, uses hot water instead of tea, but adds the flavors of chamomile and lavender with the addition of J. Witty Chamomile Liqueur and Scrappy's lavender bitters. At once classic and modern, this is chamomile cocktail an ideal winter warmer.
iced tea recipes I've ever tried.