Chamomile green tea is a type of herbal tonic known for its medicinal properties and beauty benefits. It is popular for its floral taste which elevates mood and relaxes the mind. The best part of drinking this tea is that it contains a negligible amount of calories and caffeine. It is generally recommended to consume 2-3 servings of chamomile green tea per day to reap the benefits. Here is a list of 6 major reasons why chamomile green tea is incredibly good for you:
Helps You Sleep Better
Chamomile green tea is rich in flavones such as apigenin that bind to specific receptors in the brain. This acts as a mild tranquillizer. In general, they are used to treat insomnia, reduce anxiety and release stress. If you are insomniac, do give this tea a shot!
The anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties of chamomile green tea provide relief from digestive issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), stomach ulcers, diarrhoea, stomach cramps etc. Including chamomile green tea to your normal diet can improve the chances of having a healthy stomach.
Better Hair and Skin
Polyphenols are known to destroy free radicals which are responsible for wrinkles and skin damage. Hence, the presence of these chemicals in chamomile green tea help revitalise and promote healing of damaged skin. Also, regular consumption of this tea strengthens hair and leads to lustrous and radiant hair.
Promotes a Healthy Heart
Chamomile green tea is loaded with antioxidants which are known to reduce the risk of heart attacks, strokes, blood clots etc. Adding this tea to your daily routine is an effective way to reduce the risk of future health ailments.
Strengthens the Immune System
Chamomile green tea is rich in polyphenols and catechins which provide antioxidant properties. This provides relief from the common cold, promote glowing skin and healthy hair.
Relieves Anxiety and Depression
Stress relief and anti-depression properties are one of the health benefits of chamomile green tea. Studies have been conducted that suggest drinking chamomile green tea could be beneficial in the treatment of depression and reduce anxiety-related symptoms. A cup of chamomile green tea is all you need to become rejuvenated and feel healthy.
CHAMOMILE GREEN TEA RECIPE
Preparation time: 2 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Total time: 7 minutes
Serving: 1 Person
- 1 cup of water
- 1 chamomile green teabag
- 1 Tsp raw honey as per your preference (for taste)
- 2 leaves of fresh mint (optional)
- Pour water into a saucepan or tea kettle and bring to a boil.
- Place the teabag in the mug of your choice and add boiled water to it. Allow the flavours to infuse for 5 minutes.
- Add honey (you can completely skip it) and mint to enhance the taste.
The tea is ready to serve. Enjoy!
Chamomile green tea has a subtle flowery aftertaste which tastes best when unsweetened. However, if you are planning to use a sweetener then honey is the perfect option. This would enhance the sweetness and health benefits of your tea. Raw honey has antimicrobial properties which help heal wounds and treat infections as well as promote better digestion. Using mint leaves in garnishing help soothe the stomach and add a creative edge to the tea.
Chamomile green tea has a relatively mild flavour compared to other green tea varieties. It is recommended to use two chamomile tea bags with one cup of water for a stronger brew. It is generally advisable to measure the water before pouring into a saucepan/ tea kettle to maintain the desired concentration of tea for the perfect flavour.
Brewing up chamomile green tea at the comfort of your home is a satisfying feeling. This floral green tea infusion not only guarantees an exceptional taste but also numerous health benefits. Additionally, it is easy to prepare and suits all occasions and moods.
At Teafloor, we aim at providing premium quality tea leaves procured from the best tea estates of India at amazing prices. The blend of fragrant chamomile flowers, refreshing mint with green tea has been specially crafted to help rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. So, enjoy the delightful aroma and taste of chamomile green tea with no worries!