Chamomile Tea Helps With Insomnia and Other Diseases
Chamomile tea is a trusted herbal remedy that helps with many common ailments such as insomnia, depression, stomach problems, infections and it is one remedy that has been passed down from generation to generation. Some people actually started to grow chamomile in their herbal gardens and with good reason.
The chamomile scent is so fresh and lovely that having it around even without any health benefits is a pure joy and it should truly be a part of any herbal garden around. It has a lovely smell, it attracts bees and butterflies, and of course, the chamomile tea is a favorite of many.
This is one herb that is really safe for consumption to help with medical problems. It has been used as a herbal remedy since the ancient Egyptians successfully for calming the nerves, for helping with skin infections and irritation, for calming an upset stomach and for helping with insomnia.
It seems that science and medicine is trusting the knowledge of the old ones when it comes to chamomile as many doctors actually recommend drinking a cup of tea for many reason. For example it has strong antibacterial properties that help the immune system strengthen itself. If you have asthma, sinus infections or other respiratory problems, you can inhale it in a steam bath.
It successfully minimizes skin infections and is used as a companion to other acne treatments. It is also a good muscle relaxant and for women is great as a menstrual cramps reliever. If you like taking hot baths, you can make a pot of chamomile infusion and pour it in the bath. It relaxes your body and nerves and if you have sore bones and muscles, it helps with that as well. Leave a cup of tea aside and use it to rinse your hair with it. It will lighten your hair and bring out the blond highlights in people with a dark blond hair or in brunettes. Many times young teenagers are using this when they are not allowed to use actual highlights in their hair.
Lack of sleep, or insomnia is usually minimized and sometimes even eliminated with a good cup of chamomile tea before bed. Also it tends to calm down nerves and helps with depression and strong mood swings.
There are practically no negative effects of having a good cup of chamomile tea for consumption or external use. Also growing it in your garden will benefit your senses and will enhance the beauty of your garden.