What is the commonly known and highly popular ingredient to add in the warm cup of tea? Something which can be safely used and brings delicious fragrance to every sip? The first herb coming to the mind is definitely chamomile, little yellow flower packed with everything your health needs.
Chamomile tea is golden in colour and has a delectable, fruity flavor. Apart from the pleasant taste, it has been praised over the years for its health and beauty benefits.
It is one of the popular varieties of tea in the world and it has powerful anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties. The presence of flavonoids and other powerful antioxidants in chamomile tea have significant effects on the human body. While it is commonly consumed as a beverage, the liquid can also be topically applied in certain cases to get relief from various skin issues. Together, all these properties give this delicate little flower its potent healing touch.
Chamomile tea top health benefits include its ability to protect the skin, lower stress levels and reduces belly bloating. It also boosts the immune system, treats gastrointestinal issues, and soothe menstrual cramps. Among others, chamomile is believed to have a soothing and calming effect on the nervous symptom that’s why many natural sleep remedies contain chamomile in their ingredients.
So, if you’re a health-conscious individual who drinks tea on a regular basis or just looking to explore the benefits of chamomile tea, then it is definitely worth brewing a cup to experience its effects.
Here we are sharing a few ways to use dry chamomile flowers for therapeutic use.
In the bath: For inflammation and irritated skin, add 2 ounces of dried flowers to warm bath water. Add 15 drops of tea tree essential oil for added benefit.
Gargle: Pour 4 ounces of boiling water over ½ ounce of dried flowers and let steep for ten minutes. Use as a gargle to reduce inflammation of mouth and throat.
Inhalation: To reduce inflammation in the upper respiratory tract, pour 4 ounces of boiling water over ½ ounce of dried flowers. Place a towel over your head and breathe in steam 1-3 times a day.
Find Chamomile in our herbal MOC Tisane - Gentle and restorative, it boosts immunity and helps you blaze through the day.
Cheers to your health and well-being!