Chamomile is a tea that has many benefits. Whether you drink this tea, or apply it topically you are sure to prosper. Continue reading to find out what this amazing plant will do for your skin.
What is Chamomile?
Chamomile is a flower in the Asteraceae family, making it a relative of the daisy. It’s characterized by its cheery yellow-and-white flowers and lacy foliage and a pineapple scent. Chamomile has been used in traditional medicine for many centuries by healers of different cultures including the Egyptians and the Greeks
Benefits of Chamomile
Chamomile tea poses overall powerful healing, anti-oxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It also proves to be very effective in treatment of acne, wounds and scars on skin surface. The herbal tea also possesses amazing healing, moisturizing, cleansing and soothing effect.
While chamomile tea is considered safe, side effects such as nausea and vomiting may result from tea made with high concentrations of chamomile. Allergies related to daisy and aster plant family may indicate an allergy to chamomile. It is rare to have negative side effects to chamomile when applied topically but if you are allergic please do not use.
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