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Chamomile Tea

Other Names: Chamomile, Chamomel, Ground Apple,  Perennial Chamomile, Sailor's Buttons, Maythen, Whig Plant, Earth Apple, English Chamomile, Garden Chamomile, Lawn Chamomile, Low Chamomile, Roman Chamomile, Wild Chamomile, Chamaemelum nobile
Traditional Usages: Dyeing, Nervous Excitability, Convulsions, Restlessness, Hyperactivity in Children, Insomnia, Fever, Measles, Travel Sickness, Peptic Ulcers, PMS, Candida Albicans, Sore Throat and Mouth, Physical Stress, Nausea and Indigestion from Emotional Upset, Loss of Appetitie, Hair Loss, Irritability, Hay Fever, Menstrual Disorders, Eases Menstrual Cramps, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcers, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Hemorrhoids, Skin Conditions such as Eczema, Chickenpox and Psoriasis, Hyperactivity in Children, Internal Worms, Hysteria from Womb Irritation, Vomitting of Pregnancy, Infertility
Resources: Britain, Europe, North and South America, North Africa, Asia, Australia
Parts Used: Whole plant, Flowers, Oil
Administration Methods: Freshly prepared tea, also used as a wash or gargle, liquid extract, tinctures.
Herb Action: Anti-inflammatory, Antispasmodic, Antibacterial, Promotes wound healing, Deodorant, Musculotropic, Bacteriostatic
Herbal Research: Chamomile
Health warning: Chamomile Essential Oil is not to be used internally, except under professional supervision. Chamomile Essential Oil is a uterine stimulant and should not be used during Pregnancy and avoided during Breastfeeding.


Chamomile Tea - Herbal remedy for Acid Reflux: One cup of chamomile tea one hour before bedtime can help to reduce inflammation in the stomach thus bringing relief from acid reflux. Infuse one chamomile tea bag in a cup of boiling water for one minute. Remove bag, allow to cool and drink.

Chamomile Tea - Herbal remedy for Stomach Ache: Chamomile is very effective for treating stomach ache. Chamomile is a mild sedative and relieves anxiety which often plays a large role in stomach aches. The essential oil of chamomile has an anti-inflammatory effect on the lining of the digestive tract. Boiling chamomile destroys the essential oil, so infuse chamomile in hot and not boiling water to obtain as much essential oil as possible.
Health Warning: Do not take chamomile if you are allergic to plants such as daisy.

Chamomile Tea - Herbal remedy for Strep Throat: Chamomile tea provides relief for throat pain and prevents dehydration. Drink three cups daily until condition improves.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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