Chamomile tea contains apigenin which is a flavonoid, and like most flavonoids it has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor properties. The presence of these flavonoids varies greatly depending on tea brands. All of this has led to the frequent use of chamomile in folk medicine for the prevention and treatment of many diseases.
Chamomile tea protects the body from harmful and serious diseases as cancer of the stomach and digestive disorders. Moreover, chamomile helps increase blood circulation and also protects from various heart and circulatory diseases including stroke.
Additionally, camomile tea normalizes the nervous system and helps to improve eyesight. It also contains fluorine, which strengthens teeth and bones.
Try something different …
How about mixing mild chamomile tea with your juice? Chamomile tea is mildly sweet, fragrant and caffeine-free.
- Steep 2 tsps loose chamomile tea flowers (can also be found in teabags) in a cup of very hot (not boiling) water for 5 minutes. Strain and leave to cool
- Juice 3 peaches (or 2 pears or any other fruits as desired)
- Juice 1 teaspoon worth of ginger root juice
- Mix all together when chamomile tea is cool
- Add some ice cubes (optional)
Other Health Benefits of Chamomile Tea:
- Calming to the nerves, relieves tension and promotes a good night’s sleep
- Helps with digestion and soothes the stomach
- Reduces premenstruation discomfort
- Reduces leg cramps
- High in anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties
There you have your Chamomile-Fruit Tea.