Chamomile Tea

 Chamomile Tea

 

Chamomile Tea has become a popular type of herbal tea that can help with  The digestion system and prevents nausea and cramping. This is partly due to the anti-inflammatory qualities. Some other great health benefits of this herbal tea include the ability lower stress levels, give you a better quality of sleep and less waking up in the night this tea can also strengthen the bodies immune system.

 

Chamomile Herbal Tea

Comes from the Asteraceae family of plants, the dried flower from this plant chamomiles are used in many different herbal and natural remedies, as well as its most popular form that is– tea.

 

Studies have found that German chamomile flowers tend to have the strongest concentration of beneficial compounds and nutrients that can be ingested by those who drink this herbal tea on a regular basis.

Not only will this tea offer a pleasant taste and accessibility of chamomile herbal tea, but it has also been celebrated over many years for its health benefits. The presence of flavonoids, sesquiterpenes, and other incredible antioxidants in this herbal tea have fantastic effects on the human body.

Yes, it is commonly consumed as a beverage, chamomile extract is also used in capsule form and also in aromatherapy oils.

Chamomile Tea Nutrition

According to USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, chamomile tea contains lots of the daily needed such as vitamins & minerals that include Calcium Sodium Potassium, Magnesium, Thiamin, Riboflavin, and Vitamin A. Other nutrients include folate, zinc, and iron. 1 cup (237 g) of brewed chamomile tea provides 2 kcal of energy, 0.47 g of carbohydrates.

Some Of The Things This Tea Can Do For You.

Induces Sleep

According to research published by Lawrence Gould (M.D.), et al. in The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, chamomile tea can help improve overall sleep, particularly for people who struggle to get to sleep and with sleep apnea and poor sleep patterns. Taking a  cup of zero caffeine chamomile tea will help you get to sleep faster and wake up feeling more refreshed and ready for the day. It is also recommended for women that are going through the postpartum period as part of a diet for better sleep. Did you know that regular sleep is linked to lowering the chances of Alzheimer’s disease

Boosts The Immune System

The phenolic compounds present in the chamomile tea will helps to strengthen the bodies immune system and fend off infections.  The other compounds present in chamomile tea will also fight off every day cold, flu.

 

Improves Digestion

If you suffer from stomach irritation, from mild bloating to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, chamomile tea will be a great help. According to Kathi J Kemper, MD, MPH, it has anti-inflammatory properties that will help ease the twisting nature of your gut and allow for the passage of gas we produce with smoother bowel movements. Chamomile tea can help flush out water, liquids, and other wastes from the body, It will act as a mild diuretic. This herbal tea not only aids in weight loss but can also improve digestion and bloating.

 

Reduces Inflammation

The strong antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties of chamomile are extremely effective in treating symptoms like stomach and intestinal cramps.  Drinking this tea regularly can also help to get rid of problems like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), stomach flu, and gastro Issues

Manages Diabetes

Research has now shown that chamomile tea can be helpful to people suffering from diabetes. By way of helping to lower blood sugar levels and regulating the amount of insulin in the blood, the powerful organic chemicals in the tea help to eliminate big massive drops and peaks in blood sugar.

Helps Prevents Cancer

According to research conducted in the Department of Urology & Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, antioxidant apigenin present in chamomile can help fight various types of cancer cells including cancer of the breast, digestive tract, skin, prostate, and uterus. Studies have also shown that it also helps prevent the development of thyroid cancer.

 

Promotes Heart Health

A research published in the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, Tufts University, Boston MA, reveals that chamomile tea can help lower blood pressure and LDL (the bad cholesterol)  so helps to make your heart healthy. Yet another research study reveals that it also prevents the occurrence of various cardiovascular problems.

 

Relieves Stress & Anxiety

One of the most popular uses of  Chamomile Tea is in the treatment of stress. After a long hard day at the office, a nice cup of soothing nature of this beverage can help increase the levels of serotonin and melatonin in the body.  These hormones can help eliminate stress and worry.

According to a U.S. Journal, it can also help provide instant relief from migraines and headaches, One or two cups of chamomile tea each day can help with chronic stress. Research suggests that chamomile tea can also help treat the symptoms of depression.

 

Prevents Osteoporosis

Chamomile extract helps to stimulate the activity of osteoblasts, the cells which build bones. So the Herbal tea can help increase bone density, ultimately helping you in later years from the condition of osteoporosis.

Relieves Menstrual Pain

The anti-inflammatory nature of chamomile tea makes this relaxant a popular choice for women dealing with the symptoms of menstruation like bloating, cramping, anxiety, sweating, inability to sleep, and mood swings.

Treats Allergic Reactions

Chamomile tea will help modulate the immune response to allergens in the body. By working as an antihistamine, it can soothe these allergic reactions throughout the body.

 

Oral Health

Chamomile tea has the ability to fight oral infections, prevent cavities, and protect teeth and gums. Furthermore, its anti-inflammatory properties help soothe toothaches.