Chamomile tea is not only sold in every pharmacy; today it can also be found on the shelves of a regular store, both in pure form and in the form of additives to other herbs. This flower has long been in demand due to its soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. Today I would like to examine in more detail the beneficial properties of this drink.
The miraculous effects of chamomile in the treatment of a variety of diseases have been known for a long time. Tea, infusion, and decoction of this beautiful flower have been used to treat colds, headaches, and stomach upsets for centuries. By the way, the useful properties of the components that are contained in the chamomile, recognized by traditional medicine. Doctors often advise her as an additional tool in the treatment of many diseases.
The benefits of chamomile!
Chamomile flowers contain ascorbic and nicotinic acids, B vitamins, beta-carotene, choline, as well as iron, zinc, fluorine, calcium, manganese, magnesium, potassium and sodium. In addition, teas and decoctions from it will give the body volatile, antioxidants and essential oils. Chamomile drinks are also low-calorie: one cup of tea contains only 1 kilocalorie.
With frequent headaches and migraines, it is also advised to add chamomile tea into your diet. The beneficial substances contained in the plant will relieve spasms of blood vessels, calm the nerves and even out the emotional background. In addition, a drink from chamomile will help to relax during intense mental stress.
But do not forget that any, even the most miraculous, means have contraindications. In the case of chamomile, there are not many of them, but you should not forget about them.
Drinks from this medicinal plant will do more harm than good if you are allergic to its components, if consumed frequently in large quantities, with large kidney stones or gall bladder.
In some cases, tea can cause digestive upsets and diarrhea. It is worth forgetting about chamomile while taking blood thinners and diuretics.
People who systematically use sedatives should also not consume a lot of chamomile. The plant will enhance their action and may harm.