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Published on August 11th, 2013 | by Tom


Benefits of Chamomile Tea

Chamomile is a great herb that made from a flowering plant of the daisy family. Both the dried and fresh chamomile flowers have been used to make tea for thousands of years as herbal medicine. The ingredient in chamomile known as bisabolol, enable Chamomile Tea to have anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial properties.

Chamomile can be used topically or orally to treat many common health problems, let’s find out what benefits chamomile can bring to us.

Help to treat insomnia.

Chamomile is an amazing natural remedy for insomnia. Drinking a cup of chamomile tea half an hour before going to bed will treat your sleeping disorders. Many studies showed that chamomile tea can promote sound sleeping.

Help to treat stomach problems

Another great benefit of chamomile tea is to cure many stomach problems. Strong anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties that found in Chamomile make it very effective in easing symptoms related to indigestion and other stomach health. Simply make a cup of chamomile tea and drink twice a day will be reduce symptoms like stomach cramp, stomach ache, bolting and gas.

Help to treat skin problems

An experiment conducted by a German governmental organization indicated that chamomile tea is effective in easing swelling and reducing bacteria. If you are suffering with skin problems such as, eczema, chicken pox, use chamomile as a natural remedy. Bathing with chamomile tea or extract can both ease swelling and prevent infection.

Home remedy for migraines

Chamomile is a wonderful home remedy for migraines. If you are suffering from migraine pain or occasional headache triggered by flu, stress or anxiety, take a cup of tea. This will help you get a better sleep by thoroughly relax your muscles.

Home remedy for migraines

Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Chamomile is useful in reducing pain and cramping of the bowel and it can also release extra gas and bloating in the intestines.  So if you are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, or a stomach flu, drink a cup of chamomile tea and you will feel better.

Benefit for Diabetes patients

Drinking few cups chamomile tea daily is very beneficial for people with diabetes, since this magic tea can lower sugar level in the blood. Studies have shown that blood sugar level can be dropped by 25 % by drinking chamomile tea every day.

Use chamomile for burns and scrapes.

Chamomile oil is a wonderful cure for burns and scrapes. You can either rub the chamomile oil directly to the burned area or have a compress of chamomile tea infusion to the wounded area. For the second method, make a cup of tea with 3 bags of tea, soak the cloth with the tea and apply it on the skin.

Smoothen Skin and Reduce Dark Circle

Besides benefits for health problems, this herb also makes people looks prettier especially in face care and treating dark circles. Soak the tea bag in hot water for 5 minutes and cool it, place the tea bag under eye and your skin. Taking hot steam or shower of chamomile tea also works the same.

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