Is chamomile tea good for you?
Good for the body, great for the mind and glorious for the soul, chamomile tea is a widely consumed tea beverage recognised for its health benefits. Brewed from daisy-like dried flowers with golden centres, chamomile tea has been consumed by ancient cultures for its powerful medicinal properties.
What does chamomile tea do?
If you’re having a whoops-a-daisy kind of day chamomile tea can bring you that ‘aaahhhhh’ moment you need – creating a little bit of ‘zensibility’ into an otherwise chaotic day.
Aside from helping to create a better head space, chamomile tea does wonders for your body! This is a tea which might help you to beat the bloat, as it is a natural digestive aid supporting good gut health.
This cute-as-a-button daisy-like flower actually packs quite a punch! Research suggests that chamomile flowers contain antioxidants with beneficial anti inflammatory properties.
People drink chamomile tea not just for the tealicious taste, but because consuming anti inflammatory beverages could lead to:
lowered blood sugars
reduced risk of certain cancers
improved resistance to heart disease
Does chamomile tea help you sleep?
Apparently so! Considerable research suggests that chamomile tea supports longer and deeper sleep so you wake feeling rested and refreshed.
Chamomile tea’s extensive resumé includes being caffeine free which supports better sleep quality. Tea lovers drink chamomile tea for sleep, choosing caffeine free Just Chamomile Loose Leaf Tisane, Sleep Tight Loose Leaf Tisane, or Sweet Dreams Loose Leaf Tisane as their preferred sleep-tight bedtime brews.
Do you put milk in chamomile tea?
Hey, it’s your tea party and you can cry over spilt milk if you want to!
But seriously, while we suggest chamomile tea is best drunk on its own or with a drizzle of honey, you can certainly drink chamomile tea with a drop of warm milk if you like it that way. Whatever floats your tea bag!
Is chamomile tea good for skin?
Is chamomile tea good for your skin? It sure is! Chamomile tea benefits include improved digestion, and when you’re healthy on the inside it shows on the outside! If you drink plenty of chamomile tea the anti inflammatory properties may also help to soothe and reduce inflammatory skin conditions such as acne. Shop our collection of sippable beauty teas for that amazing skin glow.
What are the benefits of chamomile tea?
If you formed a daisy chain with the benefits of chamomile tea it would be pretty long!
Herbal teas like chamomile are a naturally high source of powerful antioxidants. They can help to reduce stress and anxiety and support good physical health. Research suggests that chamomile tea may also:
Support a healthy digestive system, improving gut health
Relieve nausea, bloating and gas
Play a part in strengthening the immune system
Reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease
Help to lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels
Improve sleep quality for long term health benefits
How to drink chamomile tea?
Why mess with perfection? Chamomile tea bags or a loose chamomile tea leaf brew are best drunk on their own, or with a drizzle of honey added.
Just one teaspoon or T2 scoop is the perfect amount of chamomile tea to add to the infuser of your best-loved T2 infuser mug or teapot!
According to our brewing guides, the optimum brewing time for herbal teas such as chamomile is 3-5 minutes at 100°C (212°F).