The German chamomile variety contains the highest concentration of the essential oils responsible for giving medicinal chamomile tea its healing power.
"To ease the body's pain, the Lord sent chamomile." This line from a nineteenth-century poem validates how important chamomile has been in alleviating pain and discomfort throughout time.
In fact, the medicinal use of chamomile dates back even further to the days of the Romans, who relied on its antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Today, chamomile tea is one of the most effective medicinal teas known. The gentle action of this herb tea makes it suitable for children and adults, and the tea can be safely used on a regular basis. Click on this link, Incredible Chamomile , for more information about the incredible benefits of our favorite medicinal herb.
Warning Chamomile has been known to cause allergic reactions in people who are allergic to ragweed or other members of the daisy family. If you have such an allergy, you should avoid using this medicinal herb.
Medicinal Chamomile Tea Recipes
Simply Medicinal Chamomile Tea
In a teapot place 1 teaspoon of chamomile flowers per cup of water. Boil the water, than let it cool slightly (using boiling water will cause the various therapeutic compounds in chamomile to evaporate). For best results, steep the tea less than 5 minutes. Strain and enjoy.
For Gastric Complaints
Use 1 teaspoon of the mixture per cup of hot water. Steep this mixture 10 minutes and strain. This tea soothes the gastrointestinal tract and stimulates digestive activity, making it useful for stomachaches or a too-full feeling.
Caution Never give an infant or young child a medicinal tea with peppermint in it. The menthol in the peppermint could have a reverse reaction.
Use 1 teaspoon of this mixture per cup of hot water. Steep this mixture 5 minutes and strain. The anti-inflammatory components of this tea relieve bladder pain and urinary discomfort. Drink as much tea as you wish daily until the inflammation has healed.
For Skin Problems
Use 1 teaspoon of this mixture per cup of hot water. Steep this herbal tea 5-10 minutes and strain. This medicinal tea blend stimulates metabolic activity, which helps promote the healing of inflammatory skin conditions , such as rashes, abscesses, boils and acne.
Medicinal Chamomile Tea's
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