2. It has anti-inflammatory properties
Inflammation, which basically involves redness and swelling, is the body’s natural reaction to bacteria, viruses, and chemicals.
However, sustained inflammation can be detrimental. Case in point: serious illnesses, such as cancer, diabetes, asthma, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease are associated with chronic inflammation.
Chamomile tea has flavonoids that possess anti-inflammatory properties².
3. It can help with some skin conditions
In relation to its anti-inflammatory properties, did you know that people also use chamomile tea for wound healing? Moreover, it’s been traditionally used for dermatitis and nonspecific skin irritation³.
Despite its potential benefits for some skin conditions, keep in mind that chamomile can still induce contact dermatitis and urticaria³.
4. It may help with menstrual pain
If you frequently experience menstrual pain and are hesitant to resort to pain medications, you might want to look into chamomile tea.
A 2010 report mentioned that women who took chamomile tea for a month experienced reduced menstrual pain⁵.
What About Diabetes And Cancer?
Besides the above-mentioned benefits, some reports likewise claim that chamomile tea can help with cancer and diabetes. Here are further explanations on that.
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