How to make an infusion of chamomile to enjoy its medicinal qualities
If we asked you about a medicinal plant with digestive qualities, that in addition to having a pleasant flavor surprises by its delicate and characteristic aroma, it is probable that the chamomile be one of the herbs that almost immediately come to mind. Why? Possibly because it is one of the most popular plants, commonly used in the preparation of infusions with properties to make digestion well, and because ultimately it is very possible that you have a handful of fresh or dried chamomile flowers in the pantry.
As we can see, it almost certainly becomes a tremendously useful remedy, as popular as any other medicinal plant that we can easily find at home, as, for example, with the peppermint wave tila, both plants with equally digestive qualities and also tremendously relaxing.
In the particular case of chamomile, it is a medicinal plant also known by the names of Roman chamomile or camomile, and from a scientific point of view it is known by the name of Chamaemelum nobile, belonging to the family of asteráceas, the same family of daisies (in fact its flowers are so similar that it is very common to confuse them). It is native and native to Europe, from where it was introduced to America, where it began to be commercialized and finally directly to cultivate.
A natural, easy and simple option when it comes to enjoying its medicinal qualities, is to elaborate a Chamomile infusion, which gives us the possibility of extracting all its properties and also quite simply. But before explaining the steps to follow we will investigate a little more about its most important benefits.
What are the benefits of chamomile infusion
Good to do good digestion
There is no doubt that we are facing one of the best known qualities of chamomile: its digestive benefits, so that if we drink a cup of chamomile tea every day after meals we will get do better digestion.
In addition, in case of indigestion, nausea, vomiting and stomach pains the chamomile infusion is extremely useful. But we must be careful, because if we use a lot of chamomile to make the infusion or let it soak for a long time it can have the opposite effect and become even vomitive.
on the other hand, It is equally useful in case of gastritis, helping to relieve the most common discomforts of this stomach inflammation.
It helps us to relax
Chamomile is a plant with sedative properties, so the infusion taken a little while before we go to bed will help to better sleep, helping us in turn to make it much more profound and restful.
Moreover, it not only becomes a good option to rest better at night, it is also interesting for when we are nervous and need to relax afterwards, for example, of a busy and stressful day, or when we have nerves and not we can relax in another way.
Useful against menstrual pains
In case of menstrual pain Did you know that chamomile is extremely interesting to relieve the common discomfort and pain that arise during menstruation? This is because of its slightly sedative action, hence it is tremendously effective in this regard.
Faster healing with chamomile
In case of herpes or canker sores, if you do mouth rinses with chamomile infusion your healing will be much faster.
Moreover, in case of small wounds the skin tends to regenerate much better, and more quickly, when you apply some cream with chamomile on it.
How to prepare the infusion of chamomile
The development of the chamomile infusion very simple. To get it you only need 1 tablespoon of chamomile flowers and the equivalent of 1 cup of water.
First put the water to boil, and when it starts to boil, turn off the heat and add the tablespoon of chamomile. Let stand for 5 minutes. Finally strain, serve in a cup and drink. This article is published for informational purposes only. It can not and should not replace the consultation with a Physician. We advise you to consult your Trusted Doctor. ThemesInfusions