Chamomile, also known as ‘Babune ka Phal’ in Hindi, is popular for its medicinal properties and beauty benefits. It is basically a herb that originates from a blooming plant in the daisy gang. Native to Asia, Europe, Australia and North America, this beautiful flower blossoms during early summers.
Chamomile tea, a derivative this chamomile flower, is golden in color and has a delectable, fruity flavor. Chamomile tea is a herbal remedy that eases various health-related concerns such as intestinal and stomach disorders, anxiety, insomnia, mouth ulcers, and much more.
1. Improves sleep quality-
It contains apigenin, an antioxidant that binds to certain receptors in your brain that may promote sleepiness and reduce insomnia, or the chronic inability to sleep.
2. Fight against acne-
The abundant anti-oxidants contains in the chamomile tea helps in fighting the acne and also reduces the unwanted acne scars.
3. Anti-aging properties-
Chamomile tea is a powerhouse of antioxidants and protects the skin from free-radical damage. It accelerates cell and tissue regeneration, helps tighten the pores and slows down the aging process.
4. Reduces Muscle Spasms and Period Pain
According to a study published in the Journal of Agriculture and Chemistry, Chamomile tea has pain-relieving and antispasmodic properties. It relaxes the uterus and decreases the production of prostaglandins
5. Reduces Stress
Today’s busy, chaotic world leaves us feeling increasingly anxious and stressed. According to Dietician Anshul Jaibharat, “Chamomile tea is a gentle relaxant and acts as an effective natural sedative, thereby reducing stress.”
6. Treats Sunburn
Chamomile tea is known for its antioxidant, soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. You can brew the tea, chill it thoroughly, soak a towel in it and then apply to the sunburned area.
7. Calms Muscle Spasms
Chamomile has strong antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties, which are effective in treating stomach cramps and intestinal cramps. The tea also reduces bowel issues and provides relief from gas and bloating. Drinking Chamomile tea twice a day will treat problems like irritable bowel syndrome, gastroenteritis, nausea, cramps, and stomach flu.
8. Improves heart health
The flavones the antioxidant has the potential effect on lowering the blood pressure and cholesterol level which the important marker for heart diseases.
9. Lowers blood sugar level
The Chamomile tea has anti-inflammatory properties prevent the pancreatic cells from the damage which occurs when the blood sugar elevates above required.
10. Prevents the risk of Cancer
The antioxidants found in chamomile tea have been linked with a lower incidence of certain types of cancer. Chamomile contains the antioxidant apigenin. In test-tube studies, apigenin has been shown to fight cancer cells, especially those of the breast, digestive tract, skin, prostate, and uterus