A Soothing Relaxant
Chamomile Flower is a mild relaxant useful for nervousness, stress and anxiety.
Chamomile is edible and medicinal. The flowers are edible and quite tasty in salads or made into a refreshing cold or warm beverage. Chamomile Flower is frequently used for an anti-inflammatory, an antispasmodic and digestive complaints, particularly gas. This gentle herb is basically good for all constitutional types.
As an antispasmodic, chamomile is used for cramps of all types. As a diaphoretic, it promotes perspiration, a time honored method of "sweating it out."
A cup of Herbal Chamomile Flower Tea is a time-honored remedy for inducing sleep as well as an aid to many other nervous conditions. The tea has anti-inflammatory properties, good for rheumatism, arthritis, and other painful swellings.
It is also an antispasmodic for intestinal and menstrual cramps, relieves gas pains, acts as a very mild but efficient laxative, and loosens tight muscles.
Milder tea in large doses is given throughout the day for fevers, sore throats, the aches and pains due to colds, flu, and allergies. It is nervine and sedative especially suited to teething children and those who have been in a highly emotional state over a long period of time.
Chamomile Flower is a mild relaxant useful for nervousness, stress and anxiety. As an antispasmodic, it is used for cramps of all types. As a diaphoretic, it promotes perspiration, a time honored method of "sweating it out."
This gentle herb is basically good for all constitutional types. A cup of tea with chamomile in it is a time-honored remedy for inducing sleep.
The Soothing Uses of Chamomile
Chamomile essential oil has traditionally been used for its refreshing yet calming and soothing properties. Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) is a highly renowned herb for its ability to instill a sense of relaxation. It is related to the daisy, yet smells of apples (chamomile comes from a Greek word meaning "earth apple") and is mild in every way.
Relaxing Chamomile Tea
To 1-cup boiling water add 2 teaspoons dried flowers. Steep covered for 10 minutes.
- The healthiest tea will be USDA certified organic tea with no caffeine.
- The relaxing aroma of Roman Chamomile essential oil, sometimes described as having an 'apples and straw' aroma, is an exotic and rich aroma.
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