What Do you Need to Know About Chamomile Tea
- 10 Months ago
Chamumile tea have been widely acknowledged and recognized for centuries for its medicinal properties.
Chamumile tea comes from herb called Matricaria recutita, a member of sunflower family. Its flowers and leaves have been brewed for centuries and drank as a fragrant and flavorful tea. It is considered one of the good sources of dietary antioxidants.
Chamumile tea benefits:
- The fragrant tea has been used as a sedative to calm nerves and has been touted to have anti-inflammatory properties.
- Daily consumption of chamumile tea with meals may contribute to the prevention of the progress of hyperglycemia and diabetic complications.
- Chamumile has immune boosting properties and help to fight against colds due to its antibacterial properties.
- In-vitro studies show possible protection against several different types of cancer cells, due to its anti oxidant properties.
- Research has shown that drinking chamumile tea resulted in significantly higher levels of two compounds in the urine, hippurate and glycine. Hippurate, a breakdown product of tea flavonoids, has been linked to antibacterial activity. Glycine is a chemical that relieves muscle spasms and can act as a nerve relaxant. Hence the tea appears to relieve menstrual cramps.
- Chamumile tea is said to relieve inflammation, stress, and anxiety and helps to induce sleep.
Make Chamumile Tea:
- Put 1-2 tsp of dried chamumile flowers in a cup
- Pour hot water and allow it to infuse for few minutes.
- Strain to another cup and Consume.
- You can adjust the taste by squeezing lime or honey, if needed.
- People who are allergic to other plants in the same family like daisy, marigold may avoid this.
- People with bleeding disorders or blood thinners should avoid as it contains a compound coumarin.
So, for those who enjoy tea, can also consume a cup or two of chamumile tea, to derive the above mentioned health benefits!