For a calorie-free bedtime drink, try Cotswold Chamomile Tea which helps to relax and prepare you for a restful night's sleep. Chamomile can also be used to relieve menstrual cramps, inflammation and can boost the immune system. For added health benefits add a teaspoon of honey to your Cotswold Chamomile Tea.
A loose herbal tea that is caffeine free. This popular herbal tea chamomile may help relieve a wide range of health ailments, including colds and menstrual cramps, UK researchers have reported.
Chamomile or chamomile (both spellings are correct) is actually a member of the sunflower family Asteracaea, although in this country it is more regarded as a weed than a flower. Chamomile flowers have a distinctive 'apple like' fragrance and give this aromatic taste to teas and infusions. German chamomile, (also referred to as blue chamomile, wild chamomile, Hungarian chamomile or scented mayweed) can be used to sooth sore stomachs, aid digestion, aid irritable bowel syndrome and as a gentle sleep aid and mild laxative, as a mouthwash. Here we have many varieties of chamomile infusion. Some are blended with other herbs or fruits to make the flavour more delicious.
Beauty tip: Chamomile tea can be used as a rinse for blonde hair.