About the Chamomile Flower Tea
Chamomile is one of the most widely used flowers for herbal tea. It is a relaxing evening drink that can be enjoyed with or without honey. The tea is brewed from the dried flowers of the chamomile plant, and is reputed to have many health and digestive benefits.
Used as a tea, chamomile is known to relax smooth muscle tissue. In this way, it is useful in such things as calming a nervous stomach and relieving menstrual cramps. The tea is often used to promote relaxation and alleviate stress.
It is used as a mild sedative, and is good for insomnia as well as many other nervous conditions. It is nervine and sedative especially suited to teething children and those who have been in a highly emotional state over a long period of time. Except for the small risk of allergy, Chamomile is also one of the safest herbs to use.
Chamomile flowers are used in alternative medicine as an anodyne, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, nervine, stomachic, tonic, vasodilatory. The anti-inflammatory properties make it good for rheumatism, arthritis, and other painful swellings. Additional uses in herbal medicine include an antispasmodic for intestinal and menstrual cramps, relieving gas pains, and a very mild but efficient laxative. Milder tea in large doses is given throughout the day for fevers, sore throats, the aches and pains due to colds, flu, and allergies.
Chamomile tea could help to prepare your mind for a good night’s sleep. And, it is very easy to brew a cup of Chamomile Tea.
Wash the flowers with hot water.
Brew the flowers in a teapot or cup with a lip for about 5 minutes.
Strain the flowers.
Add in some honey or rock sugar(Optional).