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However, chamomile tea also has other significant healing properties such as the ability to soothe a disturbed digestive system by easing flatulence, stomach aches, ulcers, and cramping and by assisting in overall digestion and elimination. 

It is also known to help relieve bronchial and sinus congestion, calm anxiety and panic attacks, decrease menstrual cramping, ease muscle spasms, and reduce migraine pain. Chamomile tea’s anti-inflammatory properties makes it beneficial for helping to reduce swelling associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other auto-immune diseases. Chamomile tea benefits the liver and kidneys by stimulating them to purge out any toxins and cleanse them from the system. 

It also has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties making it especially beneficial in fighting against colds, flus, infections, and even Candida. Chamomile tea is an excellent remedy for children as it can calm colicky infants and teething babies as well as soothe children that are irritable, cranky, and restless. Its mild flavor is often accepted and enjoyed by children especially when sweetened with a touch of honey. As a topical remedy, cooled chamomile tea can be applied to the skin to help soothe rashes, chickenpox, psoriasis, eczema, and burns including sunburns and even radiation burns. 

Chamomile tea can also help to relieve eye fatigue and dark circles. Simply apply a cooled tea bag to the eyes for five minutes at night as a gentle and effective compress. Chamomile and peppermint tea are often used in combination due to their synergistic properties to help the body cleanse, relax, and heal. {Even though the healing qualities of chamomile are loved by many, chamomile should be avoided by pregnant woman as the herb may act as a uterine stimulant and by those that have severe allergic reactions to ragweed pollen.}

Chamomile Ginger Turmeric Tea

Love the soothing effects of chamomile tea? Try this fun twist on regular chamomile with the addition of fresh ginger and turmeric, which offers even greater soothing and anti-inflammatory benefits than chamomile alone. Enjoy this tea anytime you feel stressed or in need of calming comfort.

Chamomile tea is beneficial for insomnia, sleep disturbances, racing mind, high anxiety and stress. Chamomile tea also has the ability to soothe a disturbed digestive system by easing flatulence, stomach aches, ulcers, and cramping and by assisting in overall digestion and elimination. It is also known to help relieve bronchial and sinus congestion, calm anxiety and panic attacks, decrease menstrual cramping, ease muscle spasms, and reduce migraine pain. Chamomile tea’s anti-inflammatory properties makes it beneficial for helping to reduce swelling associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other auto-immune diseases.

Ginger also contains potent anti-inflammatory compounds called gingerols and is a powerful painkiller, which makes it especially beneficial for those who suffer with joint, muscle, and nerve pain. Ginger has incredible immune-boosting and germ fighting abilities and has even been shown to help provide protection and relief from E.coli, Staph infections, and Candida albicans.

Turmeric is a known blood purifier and helps to soothe respiratory ailments, improve liver function, support the circulatory system, regulate menstrual cycles, prevent cognitive diseases such as Alzheimer’s, and heal gastrointestinal disorders. Turmeric significantly decreases inflammation that is attributed to arthritis and other autoimmune disorders such as lupus, irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Chamomile Ginger Turmeric Tea

Ingredients:
2 chamomile tea bags
1 1/2 cups water
3-4 slices of fresh ginger
3-4 slices of fresh turmeric
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1-2 teaspoons raw honey

Directions:
Place the chamomile, water, ginger and turmeric in a small saucepan and place on high heat. Remove from heat as soon as it starts to boil. Let steep for 3-5 minutes (or as long as desired), then stir in the orange juice and raw honey. Pour through a fine-mesh sieve into serving mugs.

Serves 1-2

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