Known as a traditional remedy for gastrointestinal complaints, Chamomile Herbal Tea is a soothing and relaxing caffeine free beverage, best served as it is or with a dash of honey.
Chamomile teas (tisanes) have been used for thousands of years in many countries and cultures. The plant is one of the most ancient herbs known, and widely regarded as beneficial for a multitude of medical conditions.
Drinking chamomile tea is a great way to unwind after the stresses of the day. It provides the perfect night time refreshment since it is caffeine free, and its soothing properties promote relaxation and help induce sleep. Its powerful calming effects can also be an aid to meditation.
The method of making a cup of tea from dried chamomile flowers depends on personal choice as to the strength required. Between one and four teaspoons of dried chamomile should be steeped in 240mls of freshly boiled water for between 2-5 minutes, or longer according to taste. Chamomile can add natural sweetness to other blends of herb and fruit teas for those who like to experiment.
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