Useful properties and contraindications for chamomile tea

Chamomile pharmacy - one of the most famous medicinal plants, has a ramified stem system and small green leaves, a member of the family Srednotsvetnyh. It grows on the European part of Russia, flower baskets collected in July-September are subject to use.

Influence on the body

  • Pregnancy
  • Usage rules
  • How to brew
  • How to drink and dosage
  • Contraindications
  • Collection and storage
  • Effect on the body

    Useful properties of chamomile are due to the presence in the plant of essential oil that provides anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic effecton the body, a relaxing effect on smooth muscles, anesthetizing with intestinal spasms.

    Tea has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, weak astringent, anticonvulsant, diaphoretic, choleretic, sedative. The drink is equally useful for women, men and children.

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    Application of

    This plant is used in the treatment of colds to relieve pain and spasms in gastritis,diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, as a hemostatic and anti-inflammatory agent in "critical" days.

    Tea will help calm the pain in the gallbladder, and its regular intake will prevent the occurrence of stones in it.

    Also tea is added to the bath at its reception at gouty and rheumatic pains( 50 grams of raw material pour 500 milliliters of steep boiling water, 10 minutes and add to the bathroom).

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    When pregnant,

    Chamomile has a beneficial effect on women's health during pregnancy. It suppresses depression, removes irritability, extinguishes inflammatory processes, prevents the occurrence of constipation and gas formation.

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    Usage rules

    By adhering to these rules, you will get the most healing drink.

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    How to brew

    To properly brew chamomile tea, you need to pour one teaspoon of dried flowers with a glass of steep boiling water, cover and let stand for 5-10 minutes. Strain.

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    How to drink and dosage

    For the treatment of colds, inflammation of the nasopharynx and oral cavity, chamomile tea is slowly drunk in a warm form half the glass after eating.

    To relieve the inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, tea is taken before meals for 30 minutes.

    For the treatment of insomnia and calming the nervous system, tea is drunk on a glass at night, this chamomile tea is very useful for children.

    In pregnancy, to improve health, from gas, constipation and nervous fatigue, it is recommended to drink 1-2 cups of tea during the course of the day.

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    Medicinal chamomile can not be treated if there is a tendency to diarrhea, individual intolerance( allergy).

    In overdose, it is possible to suppress the nervous system, headache, nausea and weakness.

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    Collection and storage of

    Flower baskets are collected in early July and until mid-September. Dry the raw materials in the shade, in a purged and dry place. Tea is stored in ceramic or glass containers or in tissue bags at room temperature and moderate humidity.

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