Nutritional Healing of Chamomile

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Chamomile (Matricaria recutita or M. chamomilla) is a daisy-like herb renowned in folk and traditional medicine for its health, cosmetic, and nutritional benefits.

Uses:

  • Reduces inflammation
  • Stimulates the appetite
  • Aids in digestion
  • Aids in sleep
  • Acts as a diuretic and nerve tonic
  • Helpful for colitis and diverticulitis
  • Helpful for fever, headaches and pain
  • Good for menstrual cramps
  • A traditional remedy for stress and anxiety
  • Helps with indigestion and insomnia
  • Useful as a mouthwash for minor mouth and gum infections

 

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CHAMOMILE TEA LATTE from OhHowCivilized
Makes 2 servings 

INGREDIENTS
2 cups Coconut, Almond or Soy Milk (Veganized)
2 tablespoons chamomile tea (I used Gentle Blossom from Tealia.)
5 cloves, crushed
1 cinnamon stick + ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS
1. Heat milk with chamomile, cinnamon stick, & cloves in a saucepan. Steep for 5 minutes.
2. Filter the milk into a French press. Add vanilla extract. Move the French press plunger to froth the milk.
3. Pour the tea into 2 cups & sprinkle on ground cinnamon. Enjoy!

 

CAUTION: Do not use it if allergic to ragweed. Do not use during
pregnancy or nursing. It may interact with Warfarin or Cyclosporine
so patients taking these drugs should avoid it.

 

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