Chamomile tea is best for relieving sore throat caused by a cold, thanks to antispasmodic action. It also can alleviate some of the other cold-related symptoms and carry anti-inflammatory properties that reduce swelling and redness. Here is how Chamomile tea can help you:
- Chamomile tea is made of chamomile flowers and treats many health issues.
- The antispasmodic action can reduce cough and relieve cold-related symptoms.
- It treats digestive ailments and protects against stomach ulcers, gas, nausea, and diarrhea.
- It carries antioxidant properties that help with repairing tissue and improving well-being.
- Chamomile tea treats diabetes and lowers blood sugar levels.
- It slows down and prevents osteoporosis, which is associated with loss of bone density.
Would you like to try making a cup of chamomile tea? Follow the steps below!
How to make chamomile tea?Step 1
Skip this step if you have store-bought chamomile tea packs. Otherwise, you can make chamomile teas from scratch with freshly harvested chamomile flowers.Step 2
Add filtered water or use spring water to the saucepan. Avoid distilled or tap water, which will cause a bland and bitter taste.
Rinse the chamomile flowers with warm water and dry them with a towel. Pour them into a teapot with boiling water. Allow it to steep for approximately four to five minutes.
Strain the tea. Serve hot, or let it sit at room temperature for an hour and serve it warm. Add ice cubes as desired.
Chamomile tea has a mild flavor. These flavor enhancers are optional but can be used to sweeten or infuse chamomile tea with some flavor twists. Honey, lemon, vanilla, citrus, ginger, herbs, and cinnamon are popular flavors to add to the tea.
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You might also want to know...How many cups of chamomile tea should you drink for anxiety?
To an adult, you can drink 1 to 4 cups of chamomile tea per day to get the best result.Is chamomile good for blood pressure?
It has been demonstrated that flavone antioxidants reduce the risk of heart disease. Consuming chamomile regularly can also help decrease blood pressure and cholesterol levels.Can I drink chamomile tea on empty stomach?
It is not recommended that you drink chamomile tea without having a meal. It disrupts the acid-basic balance of your stomach if you drink it on empty stomach.