Chamomile Tea


Chamomile tea has always been a favorite of tea drinkers. Chamomile tea is made out of the chamomile flower which grows in the Nile River Valley. The chamomile flower looks like a white daisy.  When the chamomile flower blooms it’s harvested, the petals are removed and dried.

Drinking Chamomile tea can be a sensual experience. The steam from a hot mug of chamomile tea opens your skins pores and gently cleanses them. The smell of the tea is exotic, making it easy to close your eyes and pretend that all of your problems are far away. The rich flavor of the tea makes us feel like we are indulging ourselves.

Chamomile tea is best known for its ability to relax your body. Many people drink just before they go to bed, Many saloons and spas serve so that their customers can relax enough to truly enjoy the experience of being pampered.

Help for Diabetics

Research done at the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research in the United Kingdom indicates that chamomile tea could be the key to curing some serious health problems that plague diabetics. chamomile tea could be the key in preventing blindness in diabetics and kidney damage. Chamomile tea has also been useful in helping lower blood glucose levels.

Other Health Benefits

Chamomile tea is good for more than just relaxation. Studies indicate that chamomile tea makes the stomach stronger, maintaining the health of your spleen, and easing menstrual cramps. Chamomile tea is an excellent way to provide your body with anti-oxidants.

When made into a salve, Chamomile tea can be used to topically to ease the pain of a bruise.  easing a toothache, and relieving hemorrhoids.

Brewing chamomile Tea

The best way to make a mug of chamomile tea is to start boiling water in a teapot. While you are waiting for the water to boil warm your mug. When the water has reached a rolling boil pour it over your tea bag. Allow your tea to steep. Remove the tea bag and sit down to enjoy your tea. In the summer you can use the chamomile as the main ingredient of a chamomile tea smoothie.

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