All About Egyptian Chamomile Tea
Are you feeling sleepy yet? You'll be sure to feel like cuddling up under a blanket with a good book as soon as you smell this chamomile tea.
Made of pure chamomile blossoms imported from Egypt, chamomile tea doesn't get much better than this. Brew a cup right before bed, or when you want to wind down in the evening.
Relieve Stress: Chamomile tea increases serotonin and melatonin in the body, two hormones that work to alleviate feelings of stress.
Better Sleep: Drinking Chamomile tea before bed can help you fall asleep faster, and sleep better.
Skin Health: Chamomile tea has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that can relieve skin irritations such as eczema and rosacea.
Digestion: A study published in Phytomedicine demonstrated that a mix of chamomile flowers, peppermint leaves and licorice root helped to prevent the development of gastric ulcers.
Immune Strength: The aromatic scent of chamomile helps to clear congested sinuses, and the anti-bacterial properties work to defeat any unwanted bacteria and viruses that wreak havoc on your immune system.
Heart Health: Studies have shown that chamomile can help lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol known as LDL cholesterol.
Healthy Hair: Anti-inflammatory compounds in chamomile, when applied topically or drank, can alleviate itchy, dry scalp that can lead to dandruff.
Origin: This tea comes from the Nile River Delta in Egypt
Caffeine Level: None, it's an herbal!
Brewing Hot: Use 1 tsp per 8oz of boiling water, and let steep for 5-10 minutes.
Brewing Cold: Steep 10 teaspoons in a quart of boiling water, then add 3 quarts cold water and refrigerate.
Mix With: Fresh lemon peel to bring out the citrus notes.