Herbal drinks have been brewed since primitive times, both as flavorful refreshments and as remedies. Herbals teas contain no tea. It is actually an infusion or beverage made h steeping fresh or dried plants other than the plant of Camellia sinensis in boiling water. They are herbal drinks made from flowers, herbs, spices, fruit, berries, or other plants. Chamomile and lemon verbena are common herbal tea.

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Chamomile tea health benefits

Chamomile is a favorite of European tea drinkers, who love its soothing nature and delicious, apple like scent.

It is considered a panacea for many common illnesses, especially women’s conditions.

Chamomile flowers are taken as a strong tea for improving sleep and rest. It is often recommended for people with insomnia. 

Chamomile tea is also taken for bronchitis, stomach problems, and as a blood purifier.

In Russia, chamomile infusion are perhaps best known for treating digestive problems, especially those involving inflammation of the stomach mucosa.

The tea can be made by steeping a dessertspoonful of dried or fresh blossoms in a liter of boiling water allowing it to stand for 10 minutes strain and mix with honey.

Chamomile reduces the fermentation processes in the digestive tract and increases the secretion of bile from the liver.

Chamomile tea can be added to granadilla juice and chilled for a relaxing cool drink.

Externally, chamomile infusions are recommended for treating allergic dermatitis and ulcers of the lower leg.

Chamomile tea is one of the worlds popular herbal teas an about a million cups are consumed every day.
Chamomile tea health benefits

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