- The facts about chamomile
- How chamomile helps anxiety
- How much chamomile to take to help with your anxiety
German chamomile is a popular herb which has been used as far back as Egyptian, Roman and Greek times when it was used to relax, calm and soothe fevers.
German chamomile has also been used for centuries in Europe for gastrointestinal conditions.
Chamomile is a member of the daisy family and is native to western Asia and Europe.
The dried and fresh flowers of the German chamomile are typically used for medical purposes.
The active ingredients of chamomile are:
- Alpha-bisabolol oxides A & B
- Muscle relaxant
- Relieves intestinal spasms
Apart from helping with your anxiety, chamomile can also help:
- Crohn’s disease
- Gingivitis (periodontal disease)
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Peptic ulcer
- Ulcerative colitis
- Wound healing
How Does Chamomile Help With Your Anxiety?
Chamomile has sedative and anti-anxiety properties.
Drinking chamomile tea throughout the day will make you feel calm and relaxed.
How Much Chamomile Do You Need To Take To Help With Your Anxiety?
Chamomile is a very safe herb, some people are allergic to chamomile but it is very rare.
Drinking up to three cups of chamomile tea per day should help to calm you and reduce anxiety.
So, to sum up…
Chamomile has anti-anxiety and sedative properties which are good at making you feel calm.
Apart from helping to prevent with anxiety, chamomile can also help with digestive disorders, stress, sleep problems and conjunctivitis.
If you want to reduce the symptoms of anxiety, drinking chamomile tea throughout the day will help you.
Stewart Hare C. H. Ed Dip NutTh
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