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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Natural Medicine.


(image from Peaceful Dumpling LLC)


For this badge bit, you will create a Chamomile Flower Infusion:
 - Make a journal page about a recipe for a chamomile infusion along with dosage information.
 - Make a chamomile infusion, with a picture of it being made, and of it being finished.

Optional:
 - Make a journal page about the uses and attributes and how to ID and how to grow chamomile. Add it to the herb section.

Here are some links to guide you in researching chamomile and in creating your infusion:
  Chamomile Flowers - Mountain Rose Herbs
  How To Make Herb Infusions + Chamomile Infusion For Anxiety - Peaceful Dumpling LLC
 

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must post:
 - a picture of your journal page about your recipe and dosage information for chamomile infusion
 - a picture of your chamomile flowers being harvested
 - a picture of your flowers in solution with a description of any other ingredients you used (if you used any)
 - a picture of your completed chamomile infusion in its permanent, labelled container/jar

Optional:
 - a picture of your journal page about chamomile's attributes
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Yay! I'm so happy to get started on this! This wasn't my first time making a chamomile infusion and this time I took the advice from the link posted and added orange peel and a broken cinnamon stick in the hopes that it would improve the taste. It actually did improve the taste quite a lot. I know that some people like the taste of chamomile but I am not one of those people. So, I weighed 1 ounce of dried chamomile flowers and added the peel and broken cinnamon stick. Then I filled the rest of the quart jar with boiling water. 8 hours later I strained it, stuck a label on it, poured myself a glass and put the rest in the fridge. It tastes pretty good.
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Staff note (Nicole Alderman):

I certify that this badge bit is complete!!!

 
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I missed one!
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