Cultivated around the world, chamomile is renowned for its powerful yet gentle digestive properties. This soothing herb has traditionally been used to settle upset stomach, alleviate gas and indigestion, and relieve motion sickness. Because chamomile relaxes the muscles, it can be used for menstrual as well as stomach cramps and relieve rheumatism.
- 2 cups chamomile tea in the bath soothes restless infants.
- Chamomile tea taken at mealtime stimulates the appetite.
- Taken at bedtime the tea will calm the nerves and help with insomnia.
Add one tea bag per cup of freshly boiled hot water. Brew 3 minutes to release the flavor. Add lemon or honey to your liking. Chamomile is also delicious cold.