Chamomile tea benefits your body, mind, and spirit!

Brew a cup of fragrant chamomile tea to enjoy so many chamomile tea benefits! This herbal tea eases insomnia, boosts your immune system, banishes menstrual cramps, and much, much more! 

Chamomile - which can also be spelled 'camomile' - is a daisy-like herb renowned in folk and traditional medicine for its health, cosmetic, and nutritional benefits.

For centuries, people around the world have turned to chamomile herbal tea as a cure-all for a multitude of physical and emotional health concerns. 

Now, thanks to scientific research about chamomile tea benefits, we are coming to appreciate this popular tea in a whole new way.

Have you been thinking of trying chamomile tea? These many chamomile tea benefits may convince you to add this herbal tisane to your tea stash!

Chamomile Tea Benefits & You!

Are you a fan of chamomile tea and its health benefits? We'd love to hear about your experience with chamomile tea! Click here to share your story (and read what others have said about chamomile tea, too).

Sleep better with chamomile tea

If you love herbal tea, you most likely already know chamomile tea as the 'night-time' tea. 

This tea, with its mild sedative effects, is treasured for its ability to relieve occasional sleeplessness and encourage a good night's sleep, free of nightmares. If you've been having sleepless or restless nights, a steamy, soothing mug of chamomile tea at bedtime may be just what you need to sleep soundly through the night.

Chamomile tea benefits

Occasional sleepless nights often go hand-in-hand with increased melancholy and worry. Chamomile tea may help with easing anxiety, too. Read on to learn more.

Feeling anxious? Chamomile tea may help!

Today's busy, stressful world leaves many of us feeling increasingly anxious, worried, and upset. 

For a variety of reasons, many people prefer a natural alternative to help manage their anxiety and boost emotional health and wellness.

Is all chamomile the same?

Many types of chamomile can be found around the world, but the two types especially known for their health benefits (and typically targeted in current research) are German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) and Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile).

Traditional healers have long recommended chamomile tea as a simple, healthy (and delicious!) way to relieve anxiety, and current scientific studies support this tea's long-time reputation as a stress reliever and nerve relaxant, showing it to be an effective way to reduce anxiety.

If you've been feeling anxious or stressed, you may find soothing relief in a cup of chamomile tea. Steep a cup, and inhale its wonderful fragrance for some beneficial aromatherapy, and then feel your anxiety and worry melt away as you sip this delicious brew. Make it a part of your daily routine for full, long-lasting benefits.

Chamomile tea benefits

Fight a cold with chamomile tea

Another very good reason to add chamomile tea to your tea cupboard is this tea's ability to boost your immune system.

Studies have shown that enjoying chamomile tea regularly is a healthy, natural way to support your immune system, which in turn may help to protect you from so many health issues - even the common cold that we all dread so much!

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There are many more chamomile tea benefits... Keep reading here!

Victoria Zak, in her wonderful book, "20,000 Secrets of Tea," refers to chamomile as 'The All-Around Comforter.' When you consider the myriad ways this amazing herb can nurture and heal us physically, mentally, and emotionally, this certainly seems to be an apt description of chamomile. 

Peter was not very well during the evening. His mother put him to bed, and made some chamomile tea: "One table-spoonful to be taken at bed-time." - Beatrix Potter, The Tale of Peter Rabbit

From encouraging a good night's sleep to relieving stress and anxiety to its many topical benefits, chamomile tea is a cure-all tisane that is aromatic and a completely enjoyable and refreshing beverage, as well!

Your Chamomile Tea Benefits

What has been your experience with chamomile tea? Has this delicious herbal tea soothed you after a stressful day, lulled you to sleep when you've been struggling with insomnia, or relieved an upset stomach or indigestion? We'd love to hear what you think of chamomile tea! Join the conversation below...

What Other Visitors to Our Site Have Said

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The benefits of the MANZANILLA tea 
Since I was a kid, my mother and my grandma used to drink this tisane (really it is not a tea, tea is only the Camelia sinensis) for stomach, eyes and …

Mood stabilizing! 
I had a stressful day. I broke up with my boyfriend of four years. I am packing all my stuff as I am moving into a new apartment by myself. Today, I was …

Hoorah! I've found something for my insomnia 
I am 64 still working but cannot get a decent nights sleep. I have tried many things but did not want to go to the doctor. Just by accident while shopping …

a good nights sleep  
I wasn't sleeping well. I started drinking camomile tea and now I have a good deep sleep. Enough for me.

Amazed with Chamomile Tea 
I have had anxiety for several years and tons of sleepless nights. I actually found this tea by accident. I was up coughing all night with bronchitis …

I Always Turn to Chamomile 
I've been drinking chamomile tea quite regularly and it always helps my itchy eyes and runny nose when I have allergies. I drink about 2 to sometimes …

Death to demodex mites 
For eight months, I have struggled with demodex mites in lashes, nose, ears, scalp, and body. I have used tea tree, neem, orange, clove, lavender, …

Prostate problems reduced 
I'm 78 years old. Since taking a mug of camomile every evening I only need to get up once at night instead of up to 5 times, and the urgency to pee has …

Absolutely Love This Tea 
Anytime I feel anxiety I drink this tea - an 8 oz cup to be exact, and boom anxiety gone! This tea has never failed me, I'm actually sipping some now. …

Soothing my mind and body 
During finals last semester, I obviously was stressed out and my anxiety was kicking in like crazy. Luckily on the last day before dead week I got …

Great for anxiety  
I was very hesitant at first to give Camomile Tea a go because i'm not a huge fan of flavoured teas. When i found out that it helps to ease anxiety …

Camomile Tea for Nightmares  
I've been having menopausal nightmares for about 4 months now. "Every night" I've been drinking camomile tea now for 10 days and they are not as bad. …

Benefits of Camomile Tea 
Really great tea to soothe the worrying and stress of everyday living... A really great way to just relax and unwind. Works perfectly when I am …

crazy anxiety 
Have been dealing with generalized anxiety and bouts of depression and do not want to use meds. A pharmacist suggested chamomile tea. I thought this …

My depression decreases  
I have like the worst depression. It will live with me forever. But when I started drinking 3 cups of chamomile tea each day I noticed that my depression …

Pure benefits of camomile tea 
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My best friend tea 
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How could this be possible?  
I was suffering from serious panic attacks and anxiety. I was at a low ebb, because of several things that had happened in my life last year. By accident …

just savoring the flavor  
I love using anything home made. I had heard how camomile is so good for you. So I just sprinkled some seeds (I live in southern CA ). Soon I had 2-3 …

chamomile a dream come true!!! 
I have major depression, severe anxiety, terrible insomnia, horrible menopause etc, but chamomile beats it all. I'm soooo much more relaxed, I have peaceful …

Camomile for steaming and tea bag compress for puffy eyes 
If you have a cold and have congestion, try steaming with a few camomile tea bags in boiling water in a bowl. Cover your head with a towel while you inhale …

My new tea 
I was very hesitant to try chamomile tea. First of all I didn't know what chamomile was. Then one day out of no where came the crave for some thing …

chamomile tea benifits 
i am always depressed, stressed, and scared. But when i drink chamomile herbal tea, it makes me more relaxed. I would recommend this to anyone who is suffering …

Away Anxiety 
I started menopause at 50, and 3 years later I started experiencing anxiety. In speaking with a cousin who had already been there and done that, she suggested …

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Proven effective! 
Indeed, camomile has been my before bed drink. Drinking camomile teas has helped me sleep through the night and feel so relaxed and ready for another day's …

Just Not My Me. 
Muscles aching...not sleeping and tense, I was almost in tears when Chamomile came back to me... a much better alternative than calling my Internist for …

Helps my anxiety 
I always drink chamomile tea when having a panic attack. It helps to calm me down.

Chamomile tea and the chakras 
I work with energy healing therapies. When I tried chamomile tea for the first time, I was surprised to find that it activates the heart chakra and the …

Chamomile tea and me..... 
Of course Chamomile tea is great for reducing stress and helping with sleep problems. I gave some to my daughter to help her young daughter with health …

Soothes gastric reflux 
I was at my wits end suffering constant and severe heartburn day and night. I am generally very healthy and have adhered to an almost vegan diet for some …

Chamomile, my tea 
For best results chamomile is brewed without milk or sugar. It has soothing and calming effects especially in the case of lack of proper sleep, nervousness, …

I want to research chamomile tea more for all its benefits 
I will keep you in touch with the results. And here are some of my health problems and concerns. I have real poor circulation that causes me to be as …

stress insomnia  
I was suffering from work related stress n one day came across chamomile tea n was hooked n we have a cup everyday before bed n we r happy people n the …

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Love these chamomile tea benefits... but does this tea have any risks?

Yes, chamomile tea is absolutely brimming with health benefits but, as with any herbal tea or remedy, it's essential to stay informed about any cautions or possible side effects, too!

Whenever you introduce a new herbal tea - such as chamomile - to your daily routine, especially in therapeutic amounts, please be sure to pay a visit to your healthcare provider first. She'll be able to answer any questions you have about how this tea may interact with any medications or remedies you're currently taking, and let you know if chamomile is a safe, healthy choice for you.

Please visit our Chamomile Side Effects page to learn more about cautions, contraindications, and potential side effects of drinking chamomile tea.

More about Chamomile Tea Benefits

Benefits of Chamomile Tea - Learn more about the many ways this herbal tea is so very good for health and wellness - not only as a beverage, but when used topically, as well!

Chamomile Tea Benefits & You! - Share with our other readers how chamomile tea has benefited you, and read what others have to say about chamomile tea benefits, too.

Chamomile Tea Recipes - How to make chamomile tea to enjoy as a beverage, for a soothing scalp treatment, for a hair rinse to add natural highlights to your hair, or even to add to your bath! Why not try a therapeutic chamomile tea steam, too?

Chamomile Tea for Detox - Is your body needing a detox? Learn more about some rejuvenating, cleansing herbal teas (including chamomile) that are ideal detox teas. 

Chamomile Side Effects - Learn more about potential risks, side effects, and even contraindications in drinking chamomile tea or using it topically.

Chamomile Tea for Natural Hair Highlights - We'd love to hear your thoughts, stories, and tips for using chamomile tea as a natural way to add sun-kissed highlights to your hair! See what our other readers have to say, too.

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