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Using Chamomile Tea For Health And Beauty

Updated on January 17, 2014

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea, or scientifically known as Matricaria Recutita sometimes Matricaria Chamomillia, comes from was used by the Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians to treats cuts and minor burns. It’s found that it is especially helpful with burns. the chamomile flower and goes down in history for its medicine purposes. The chamomile flower, looking similar to a daisy has white petals and yellow disc center. The flower’s aroma is strong, and it blossoms during early summer. The flower is native to Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America. Chamomile


Skin Benefits

Chamomile is slowly becoming more and more popular in the cosmetics world thanks to its soothing anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Chamomile tea has been helpful in healing burns simply because it is good for your skin. The tea has anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties, which help skin irritations like eczema, allergies, and acne. It is also good for an all natural skin-bleach. Lightening your tone and moisturizing your skin, leaving you with a healthy natural glow. Not just fighting acne, this tea can also help eliminate acne scars too. Protecting your skin from any free radical damaging, you can also prevent any premature aging, along with turning it around. By placing cooled tea bags over your eyes, you will be able to reduce and prevent dark circles and puffy eyes. You can make natural face wash with chamomile tea and powder milk. Mixing the two and applying it to your skin helps to wash away dry and dead skin cells, leaving your skin soft and fresh while avoiding harsh chemicals.


Hair Benefits

A Chamomile tea rinse is helpful in lightening blonde hair. If you mix your tea with henna, it will give dark hair natural highlights. Mixing henna with chamomile helps to condition your hair, so it isn’t left dry. Using lemon with henna can easily dry out your hair. Henna isn’t just good for your hair, it’s also an all natural moisturizer for your skin. Really, it’s good for lightening any hair color. Use the chamomile tea as final hair rinse, and it will help lighten up the color of your hair without harsh chemicals from hair dye. Treat your hair regularly to lighten it gradually. Chamomile tea will help soothe an irritated scalp, all while helping prevent and eliminate dandruff.

A few more natural mixtures for different colors:

Mix in henna with Hibiscus tea for auburn tones

Marigold flowers will assist with a blonde-red color

To darken grey hair, mix neutral henna and black coffee

Rosemary and black tea will darken hair colors

Honey mixed with cinnamon will lighten hair for a longer lasting color

Lemon peels boiled in water will also help to lighten hair colors


Health Benefits

Chamomile tea is great for soothing an upset stomach. The herb relaxes the muscles in the lining of the intestines, helping with poor digestion, bloating, and irritable bowel syndrome. Drinking this tea will raise your glycine levels in your urine, helping with muscle spasms. Which is why it such a great home remedy for menstrual cramps. The tea helps in fighting bacterial infections, along with preventing them. Making it a great treatment for the cold or any other bacterial related illness or infection thanks to its antioxidant properties. It completely boosts your immune system, and studies have shown that the effects of the tea remain in your system for a while even after your stop drinking it periodically. This tea is also helpful with diabetes, and hyperglycemia. There are current studies happening to find out if drinking this tea is helpful in fighting cancer, although there is no definite answer yet it is very likely. This tea has been used to cure insomnia for centuries, Glycine has also been known to act as a nerve relaxant. since it relaxes the nervous system, the tea acts as a mild sedative. Helping you get a better night of sleep if you drink it right before bed. Chamomile is believed to heal many minor problems, other than just burns and cuts. Some of these things are, sunburns, chickenpox, bruises, insect bites and rashes. Thanks to some research, it’s been proven that chamomile is more effect in healing pain, itchiness, and inflammations of the skin than hydrocortisone treatments. It’s been known to ease hay fever, reduce swelling and calm inflamed skin, and help with sinusitis.


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