This chamomile tea recipe for bath time can ease skin irritations, soften your skin, and help you sleep soundly and peacefully through the night!
Our beloved herbal teas have nurtured, comforted, and healed us for thousands of years. We keep turning to herbs for their health and wellness benefits because they are reliable, effective, cost-efficient, delicious, and have few (if any) risks or side effects.
And, amazingly, herbal teas aren't only beneficial when we drink them... they can provide astounding health benefits topically, as well!
Chamomile tea, for example, is a wonderful, soothing healer in your bath, and a very inexpensive, natural way to give yourself a spa-like, bath-time treat. Here's how you can enjoy a chamomile tea bath (there's a recipe for baby's chamomile bath, too)!
For your healing chamomile spa bath, first bring a quart (about 4 cups or 1 L) of fresh water just to the boil, and then let it cool very slightly. (Chamomile tea is most beneficial when made from very hot - rather than boiling - water.)
Pour the water over 4 or 5 chamomile teabags (or 4 to 5 heaping teaspoons of loose-leaf chamomile tea or dried chamomile blossoms).
Steep and cool the tea for at least 15 minutes, and then remove the teabags or strain the tisane (if you've used loose-leaf chamomile).
Pour the tea into your drawn bath, swirling it about to ensure it's evenly blended.
Now, light a few candles, and into the tub you go. Lie back and enjoy a nice long soak in your aromatic, healthy chamomile bath - preferably with a cup of your favorite tea and a good book!
A chamomile bath for baby can ease diaper rash and other skin irritations, help baby sleep, and soften skin, as well!
For baby's soothing chamomile bath, bring 1 cup (about 250 ml) of fresh water just to the boil, and then cool it slightly.
Pour it over 1 chamomile teabag (or 1 heaping teaspoon of chamomile tea leaves), and let the tea steep for at least 15 minutes.
Remove the teabag or, if you've used loose-leaf chamomile tea, strain the tea. Cool the tea to a suitable temperature for baby's bath.
Add cooled tea (be sure it's not too hot!) to baby's bath, and swish the bath water so it's blended well. Pop baby in the bath, and enjoy this precious bath time with your baby.
Chamomile tea bath - a natural, fragrant healing bath for your little one!
Have you been wondering if you can just add chamomile tea bags or loose-leaf chamomile tea directly to your bath water?
You could... but you may miss out on some of this herb's many topical health benefits. Just-boiled water draws out all of chamomile's goodness, which is why it's recommended to make the tea first, and then add it to bath water.
And... have you been wondering if a chamomile bath is good for everyone?
Chamomile, as with other herbs, has a wealth of health benefits - but it does have some cautions and potential risks and side effects, too.
Before anyone in your family has a chamomile tea bath, be sure there are no allergies or other health conditions that contraindicate using chamomile topically. You can learn more about potential chamomile side effects here.
Why use a chamomile tea recipe for bath time? Here are some of the many, many benefits this simple herbal tea can provide when added to a bath!
Chamomile tea has many more benefits for health and wellness! Visit our Chamomile Tea Benefits page to learn more about how very good this tea is for us.
One of the most popular herbs for centuries has been chamomile. And, this amazing herb is not only good for us when we steep and savor a delightful cup of chamomile tea - it has many wonderful topical benefits for your skin and scalp, and can even put a new spring in your step by adding some lovely highlights to your hair, as well! This impressive herbal tea can provide relief from cold and flu symptoms when used in a therapeutic Chamomile Tea Steam, too.
As with any herbal tea, be sure to read up on any cautions or possible risks associated with chamomile tea before you add it to your tea stash or enjoy its topical or cosmetic benefits.
Ask your healthcare professional, too - she would be happy to answer any questions you have about chamomile tea health benefits and side effects.