With all of the media buzz along with 24 hour news blasts, television, cell phones, emails, internet, action movies, Facebook, and hype… if we are not careful, we fall into the same trap and load up on caffeine high coffees and colas… only to crash a few hours later.
Chamomile tea has been consumed for hundreds of years. It is made by infusing German chamomile (Matricaria recutita), a member of the sunflower family, in hot water. Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) is also beneficial, but most research has been done on German chamomile and it is the most commonly used in teas.
Chamomile tea’s most well-known benefit is as a sleep aid. It is known for its relaxing and soothing properties and is often taken before bed to promote restful sleep.
Peter Rabbit’s mother was right to give him chamomile after he ate too much in Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden. Chamomile is helpful for a variety of stomach problems. It soothes stomach aches, eases the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, promotes elimination, and assists in overall digestion. It is often found in teas for digestion in combination with peppermint.
It is also helpful when you have a cold, sore throat, or the flu.
Bigelows individual packed advertising says: “As soothing as a field of daisies.” Cozy Chamomile Herb Tea is a wonderful way to unwind and relax any time of day. Chamomile Herb Tea is pure chamomile for quiet moments. Just what the doctor ordered… some brain freeze to be in the now.
It’s all natural, Caffeine FREE, Gluten Free, and has O calories. Total fat O, sodium O,potassium 1%, total carbohydrate O, protein O. On the caffeine meter coffee has 100-120 mg, black tea 30-60 mg,green tea 25-50 mg, decaf tea 1-8 mg, Chamomile herb tea 0 mg.
This tea makes an excellent iced tea or hot tea and can be embellished with pure honey. The next time you are entertaining guests make a pitcher of Chamomile Herb Iced Tea with lemon slices and watch the reaction from your guests. So there you have it… if you would like to unwind from daily stresses… why not take the time and pour yourself a cup of Chamomile Herb Tea!
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QUOTE:The first cup of tea moistens my lips and throat. The second cup breaks my loneliness. The third cup searches my barren entrail but to find therein some thousand volumes of odd ideographs. The fourth cup raises a slight perspiration – all the wrongs of life pass out through my pores. At the fifth cup I am purified. The sixth cup calls me to the realms of the immortals. The seventh cup – ah, but I could take no more! I only feel the breath of the cool wind that raises in my sleeves. Where is Elysium? Let me ride on this sweet breeze and waft away thither. ~Lu Tung, “Tea-Drinking”
THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW:One of the facts about tea is that it is the world’s second favorite drink, after water. Other facts about tea include that it comes from the leaves of the camellia sinensis plant and it is a low-cost drink. You can brew more than 200 cups of tea from one pound of loose tea leaves.
The English word ‘tea’ and its many cousins (e.g. tay, thé, tey) trace their roots back to the name for tea in the Chinese Amoy dialect, te (pronounced tay). On the other hand, cha, chai, char and other related names used today are the children of cha, the Mandarin Chinese word for tea.
Varieties of Tea
There are four main types of tea, white, green, black and oolong. There are many different varieties within each category, giving over 3,000 different teas from around the world.
THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO SAVE:Tea Leaves! You can write your own horoscope.
ZENTRAVELER SAYS:Drink Chamomile Herb Tea to relax and aid with sleep.
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