How to Make Chamomile Tea

If you've been wondering how to make chamomile tea, you'll enjoy this simple, delicious, and healthful chamomile tea recipe. 

Chamomile herbal tea is much-loved around the world - fragrant and tasty, this helping tea can provide so many benefits for wellness. If you're looking for an all-around beneficial tea to encourage a peaceful sleep, soothe a troubled tummy, or quiet frazzled nerves after a stressful day, chamomile tea may be just the tea for you. 

How to Make Chamomile Tea | The Tea Talk

After you've tried this recipe, be sure to visit other pages in our Chamomile Tea Recipes collection. You'll find a recipe for iced chamomile tea, a sleep-friendly peppermint chamomile tea recipe, and, for topical benefits, a chamomile tea facial steam. There's also a chamomile tea bath for creating a calming, spa-like bath-time experience. 

How to Make Chamomile Tea - 
A Simple, Tasty Recipe

Making chamomile tea is much like making any other herbal tisane... very simple, with deliciously wonderful, healthful results. This chamomile tea recipe can be made with a chamomile teabag, loose-leaf chamomile tea, or loose, dried chamomile blossoms.  

You'll need...

  • 1 chamomile teabag or 1 heaping teaspoon loose-leaf chamomile tea or dried chamomile flowers
  • 8 oz. (about 250 ml) fresh, delicious water, brought just to the boil
  • Optional additions to taste, such as honey, lemon, or mint

We love chamomile tea!

Did you know... Over one million cups of chamomile tea are consumed around the world each day. 

To make the tea...

  1. Add the teabag or loose-leaf tea to a favorite cup or mug (for loose tea, an infuser or infuser mug is recommended).
  2. Cool the just-boiled water slightly (chamomile tea is best steeped in very hot - not boiling - water), and then add to the cup.
  3. Cover and steep the chamomile tea for 5 to 8 minutes (herbal teas tend to improve with longer steeping times to bring out their best flavor and fullest benefits).
  4. Remove the teabag or loose tea leaves.
  5. Optional - Add extras, like sweetener, lemon, or mint, if you wish (some organic honey is a tasty, nutritious addition to chamomile tea).
How to Make Chamomile Tea | The Tea Talk

Now, all that's left to do is sit back, relax, and savor this cup of comforting, fragrant tea and its many wellness benefits.

This recipe increases well, so why not steep a nice pot of chamomile herbal tea to share with a friend or enjoy curled up with a treasured book? (Remember to add an extra teabag or teaspoon of loose tea "for the pot.") Good for you in so many ways...

Chamomile tea also blends beautifully with other teas. To change up your teatime, or if the flavor or aroma of chamomile tea on its own isn't appealing to you, try blending chamomile with another beneficial tea, such as green, peppermint, spearmint, hibiscus, or Rooibos tea

More about how to make chamomile tea

Tea packaging can often be a helpful resource for making the perfect cup of tea, with recommendations for water temperatures and steeping times.

With all of its wonderful benefits, let alone the soothing taste and aroma, we can't help but love chamomile tea. Chock-full of good things for our bodies, minds, and even our hair and skin, this tea is an incredible helper in so many ways.

If you haven't already tried chamomile herbal tea, be sure to pick some up during your next tea-shopping adventure (in person or online). 

Now that you know how to make chamomile tea, drop by our Chamomile Tea Pinterest board to learn more about all things chamomile. And, for some chamomile tea safe-use tips and precautions, visit our Chamomile Tea Side Effects page. Want to know what others have to say about chamomile tea benefits? You can browse through other readers' comments and stories here

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