You'll be amazed at the many benefits of chamomile tea for physical, mental, and emotional wellness, once you've begun enjoying this gentle, aromatic herbal tea.
For years, chamomile tea (aka "camomile tea") has been much-loved by so many around the world, thanks to this tea's reputation as an effective, helping tea for all sorts of ailments and wellness concerns, such as sleep troubles, stress, upset stomach, and so much more.
Its soothing fragrance provides a quick aromatherapy lift, and chamomile tea can even provide topical benefits (when used in a tea bath or as a natural hair rinse, for example). (Be sure to browse through what other visitors to our site are saying about healthful chamomile tea.)
Readily available, natural, and delicious, chamomile tea can support and encourage well-being in so many ways. Here are more benefits of chamomile tea (if you missed our first Chamomile Tea Benefits page, you'll find it here).
Chamomile tea is well-known for its ability to help manage a variety of digestive issues and tummy troubles. Brew and sip a cup of chamomile tea to alleviate digestive pain or discomfort, lessen feelings of nausea, quickly relieve diarrhea, or settle gassiness. If you've been battling with a sluggish digestion, this herbal tea can aid in relaxing the digestive muscles and get things working well again. Bathing in chamomile tea may help to soothe and reduce hemorrhoids.
Chamomile tea is also a favorite tea with many during that time of the month. For a natural, effective way to ease the discomfort of menstrual cramps, try sipping some chamomile tea.
Enjoying chamomile tea regularly can increase levels of the amino acid glycine in the body, which can aid in easing cramps by reducing muscle spasms and encouraging the body (including the uterus) to relax. This, combined with chamomile's gentle sedative effects, will leave you feeling more relaxed and less achy in no time at all.
A chamomile tea compress or bath can be incredibly soothing for cramps, too.
Consuming chamomile tea may also help to regulate irregular periods by stimulating blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus (but, if you're pregnant, please avoid chamomile until you've discussed herbal teas with your primary care provider).
Drinking this gentle herbal tea regularly may lessen the chance of developing diabetes by helping to lower blood glucose levels and slowing (or stopping) the progression of hyperglycemia.
Include some chamomile tea each day at mealtime for full supportive benefits.
The benefits of chamomile tea also include fostering a healthy cardiovascular system. Include this healthful herbal tisane in your tea regime to aid in improving circulation, encouraging healthy blood vessels, and providing protection against heart disease.
Regularly brewing and sipping some chamomile herbal tea may provide benefits for good dental health, as well. Drink or simply gargle with chamomile tea to soothe and help with painful gums, gingivitis, canker sores, and toothaches.
Traditional and herbal teas (like chamomile) are excellent breath fresheners, too.
Chamomile tea isn't only beneficial when enjoyed as a beverage - this herbal tea is beloved for its topical benefits, too. Try a chamomile tea bath or compress to soothe insect bites, chicken pox, minor burns (including sunburn), bruises, rashes, or itchy or inflamed skin. This gentle herbal tea, when applied topically, may also ease the discomfort of eczema, psoriasis, acne, diaper rash, and other skin irritations.
Even more benefits of chamomile tea baths... Adding this tea to a bath may help to lessen aches and pains (such as back pain, muscle soreness, or menstrual cramps), reduce joint swelling, ease the symptoms of hay fever or sinusitis, and reduce and soothe hemorrhoids.
Your scalp may also love chamomile tea... A chamomile tea scalp rinse can be a calming, anti-inflammatory remedy for dry, flaky scalp.
Chamomile is a popular ingredient in ready-made and homemade skincare and cosmetic products, thanks to this herb's soothing, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. And, chamomile is treasured as a simple, inexpensive, natural hair rinse to give a sun-kissed look to blonde or light-brown hair. Why not give your hair a spa-like treat at home with a chamomile tea hair rinse? See what other readers have shared here about the benefits of chamomile tea for hair.
Chamomile is a much-loved, much-used helping herb that, for thousands of years, has provided a multitude of physical, mental, and emotional benefits for people around the world.
If you're interested especially in chamomile as a night-time tea, learn more on our Chamomile Tea Sleep Benefits page. And, you'll find some precautions and tips for safe use on our Chamomile Tea Side Effects page.
Ready to nurture yourself with some of this delicious brew? Visit our Chamomile Tea Recipes section. You're sure to feel its calming effects right away, and you'll be doing your body and mind a world of good with this incredible herbal tisane.
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