I had teased my friend for getting all excited that she ordered a chamomile tea from Harney and Sons, because to me, chamomile is just a generic herbal tea that’s usually stuffed in bags and old people drink it. No offense everyone, it just never occurred to me to order it loose, what a waste of money that could be put toward Golden Monkey or something! Seriously!
She was raving about chamomile and I told her I’m not sure if I have ever even tried it. Probably just in tea bag form long before I cared about tea. So she gave me a big sample to try.
I’ve been putting it off, honestly, because though I’ve actually said before that I need some herbals for nighttime, I was less than enthused about the idea of chamomile. “Old lady tea”.
Anyway, I sucked it up and made some at 11pm, wanted tea without worrying about caffeine.
Sooooo it’s not terrible, I will give her that. I definitely recall trying chamomile before because the taste is unmistakable. Surprisingly sweet, like honey. Though it has the smell of feet or something. Like, feet that have been in wool socks and work boots all day. Not freshly washed feet that have been treated with a peppermint lotion.
But it didn’t taste like feet, so that’s good. Because I already drank a tea earlier tonight that had a delightful vomity note to it.
I will drink the rest of what she gave me, and I would consider stocking a cheap bagged chamomile …I will tell you why -
Because I’m sitting here feeling totally relaxed and mellow and sleepy. It’s pretty sweet.
I’m probably going to go give the baby her nighttime feeding and hit the sack.
Ok chamomile, you’ve won this round……