- Chamomile is also known as Babune ka phal in India
- It is known to reduce stress and anxiety
- Chamomile can easily be consumed in the form of tea
According to a Delhi-based nutritionist and wellness expert, Anshul Jaibharat, chamomile can help you sleep better. You can have it like your daily cup of green tea without worrying about caffeine.
Regular consumption of chamomile tea may help boost your immunity and prevent harmful infections, bacterial invasions and common cold, cough and flu. Chamomile fruit also comes laced with anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
Chamomile tea may help soothe digestion, tackle stomach ache as well as menstrual cramps and pain. "Chamomile tea has been valued as a digestive relaxant and has been used to treat various gastrointestinal disturbances including flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, anorexia, motion sickness, nausea and vomiting," notes National Centre for Biotechnology Information.
From combating sunburn, reducing acne, lightening skin and tackling dandruff, chamomile is excellent for personal care. Either sip on its goodness every day or let the brew cool down and apply on the affected area to experience the difference. Used chamomile tea-bags can be put on eyes to treat puffiness and dark circles.
Stress and anxiety
Harvard's health blog states, "Chamomile, also known by the botanical name Matricaria recutita, is one example. It is well known to many of us who drink tea, not only for its delicious taste but also as an alternative treatment for anxiety. In a clinical trial, chamomile extract was found to reduce anxiety when compared with placebo."
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