Chamomile : Medicinal Herb of Ancient Civilization
Chamomile tea is made from dried chamomile flower. Chamomile used for tea for more than 1000 years. Greeks, Roman and Egyptians used chamomile to treat wounds, ulcers, skin irritation etc.
Benefits of Chamomile Tea
- Chamomile tea has anti-anxiety properties and could be used to treat insomnia. Other than that, it promote good mood and help anger management.
- Besides, it improve digestion and helps your body to absorb nutrients better, it also boost your immune system and help fight flu.
- Apigenin found in chamomile tea helps fight cancer cells
- Antibacterial, chamomile tea help fight virus and prevent flu.
- Promote healthy skin
- Relieves stomach ache
Chamomile tea alone has lower sweetness, beginner tea drinker may find it slightly bitter. Chamomile is suitable to blend with other tea products such as fruit teas or black teas. Adding honey or mint is a good idea too.
Take around 5g dried chamomile flower, steep in hot water for 5 minutes.