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Beauty, Health Beauty & Health Benefits of chamomile tea

Beauty & Health Benefits of chamomile tea

By Pramod Kumar   

chamomile tea is made of dried chamomile flowers is an herb and has two varieties i.e., Matricaria retutica(German chamomile) and Chamomile nobile(russian chamomile) . This tea is often used in upset stomach conditions and to treat stress and insomnia as this has anti anxiety properties.This tea has many uses and really good for health and can used for anxiety patients.

  1. Top 10 beauty benefits of chamomile tea and home remedies
  2. Top 5 health benefits of chamomile tea and home remedies
  3. What are the known side effects ?
  4. What are the precautions I need to take ?
  5. Is it safe to use I am pregnant or breast feeding ?
  6. Is it safe to use for children?
  7. Frequently asked questions
  8. Relevant Videos
  9. Reference

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Top 10 beauty benefits and home remedies

For Skin :

Toner and Mild Bleaching Effect

In 4 cups of boiling water add 2 tablespoons of dried chamomile flowers and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. You should rinse and wash with the tea and to repeat it until you notice improvements.

Facial Steam to Avoid Acne

If you have acne prone skin, a facial steam once or twice a week will be very beneficial.Acne often begins with oil,dirt and bacteria becoming trapped in skin pores leading to infection or inflammation. Steam can open pores and allow them to “breath”. Additionally, the heat itself (be careful to avoid burning your skin) helps to destroy bacteria while the latent humidity re-hydrates and soothes skin that may be inflamed or irritated.
you can DIY a steam facial at home, easily with a pot of boiling water and some easy ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen.
Bring a pot with 4 cups of water to a boil before reducing to a simmer.Steep 2 chamomile tea bags for 5-7 minutes before removing from heat.Remove tea bags and transfer water to a medium bowl. Add ¼ cup mint leaves.
Hold your clean face 10-12 inches from the bowl with a toweldraped over the back of your head to hold in the steam.After 15 minutes, cleanse your skin and follow with skin-appropriate toner, serum or mask.With your pores opened, your favorite facial products will penetrate more deeply and work more profoundly.


Chamomile Face Mask for radiant and glowing skin

1. Chamomile Oatmeal Mask:

The first on our list of chamomile face masks, the Chamomile Oatmeal Mask contains the relaxant and anti-inflammatory chamomile and oatmeal. Oatmeal contains salicylic acid, which has exfoliating properties. The honey helps remove dead skin cells while the sugar acts like a stronger exfoliant.

Ingredients:

½ cup oats (processed)
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 tablespoon of honey
2 tablespoons white sugar (optional)
¼ cup Chamomile tea (strongly brewed)

How to prepare it:

Begin by brewing a cup of chamomile tea.
In a bowl, add the oats, baking soda, and honey.
Begin by adding 2 tablespoons of tea to the bowl and set aside.
If your mix is too dry, add some more tea until the desired consistency is achieved.
Now add the white sugar (optional) and mix well.
The mask will be a bit on the chunky side.
Wash your face and using your fingers apply the mask all over your face.
Let it stand for 5 minutes.
Do this in the shower as the process can be quite messy.
Once you have let it stand for a while, rinse the mask off and apply some moisturizer.

2. Chamomile Olive Oil Mask:

The second Chamomile face mask on our list is the Chamomile Olive Oil face mask. Chamomile helps soothe and relax your skin while the white sugar exfoliants help clear dead skin cells. Olive oil helps moisturize your skin.

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Ingredients:

¼ cup olive oil
½ cup white sugar
1 Chamomile tea bag

How to prepare it:

Begin by emptying the tea bag contents in a bowl.
Add the white sugar and olive oil to the bowl and mix well.
Store the mix in an airtight container.
Rinse your face using warm water.
Using your first two fingers apply the mask evenly all over your face, using circular motions.
Be sure to avoid the sensitive areas around your eyes.
Once the mask has been applied, let it stand for 10-20 minutes.

3. Chamomile Almond Mask:

The final face mask recipe on this list, the chamomile almond face mask helps whiten your skin and ensures that you have fairer looking skin.

Ingredients:

Chamomile tea (1 teabag)
1 tablespoon oatmeal (powdered)
2 tablespoons honey
2-3 drops almond oil

How to prepare it:

Empty the contents of the chamomile tea bag in a bowl.
Add the honey, oatmeal, almond oil and honey to the bowl and mix well.
Using your first two fingers apply the mask evenly all over your face, using circular motions.
Be sure to avoid the sensitive area around your eyes.
Once the mask has been applied, let it stand for 10-20 minutes.
Proceed to rinse your face using cold water and pat dry afterwards.


Skin rosacea Treatment

skin rosacea disease that affects people over the age of 30. It causes redness on your nose, cheeks, chin, and forehead. Some people get little bumps and pimples on the red parts of their faces

Soak three to six chamomile tea bags in three cups of boiling water for 10 minutes.Remove the tea bags and place the bowl in the refrigerator until the water is cold.Dip a cotton cloth in the cold solution and wring out the excess liquid. Place the damp cloth on the affected area for 15 minutes. Repeat the remedy three or four times a day until you notice improvement.

Dark circles

Try this home remedy, it is very effective treatment for dark circles.

baking soda for dark circles

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 cup lukewarm chamomile tea

All you need to do is to add the baking soda in the tea. Then, soak a cosmetic sponge or a cotton pad in the mixture and place it under your eyes. Leave it to act for around 15 minutes.

Afterward, wash it off and apply some moisturizing cream or some anti-wrinkle essential oil, like coconut oil. If you repeat this treatment regularly, you will soon solve these issues and your face will be rejuvenated and fresh like never before!

For Hair :

Split ends

To constrain split ends and frizzed hair, give your hair a rinse of chamomile tea. Steep a few chamomile tea bags in boiling water. Let it cool. Rinse your hair with this solution to liberate your hair from split ends.

color your hair

For this you will need

Honey
Lemon juice
Chamomile tea

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What to do:

Take 2 tbsp of normal water
Dip 1 tea bag of chamomile tea
Infuse it
Now add 1 tbsp of honey
Squeeze out half lemon into this

Apply it on hair that you want to color. Keep it on your hairs just for 15 minutes and then wash it off. For better results try, dry the hairs in sunlight before washing.

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Shampoo and condition your hair


Lighten color of hair

1.Pure, strong Chamomile Tea (brewed with 1/2 cup herbs per 2 cups water) and sprayed or poured on hair and left on for several hours. Sitting in the sun during this time will enhance the lightening effect.

2.Fresh squeezed lemon juice, sprayed and brushed through hair and left on for several hours (in the sun) will also produce natural highlights.

3.A chamomile tea rinse at the end of each shower (leave in hair!) will produce smooth, silky hair and naturally lighter hair over time.

4.Take 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 2 cups of strong chamomile tea 1/2 cup strong calendula tea Mix all ingredients in a spray bottle or other small bottle. Shake well before each use. Spray or pour into hair and brush through to get even. This works best when applied to hair directly before sun exposure and left in for 1-2 hours before being rinsed out. Can be used several times a week until desired color is reached.

Hair growth serum

Hair-serums purchased from stores are undoubtedly chemical laden cosmetics and also expensive. Today I am telling you about this herbal serum, which is getting very popular among ladies. Use of this serum will make your hair lengthy and strong.

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Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 teabags – Chamomile tea
  • 1/2 tbs – Dry Rosemary leaves
  • 5 tsp – Lemon juice
  • 1 cup – water

Heat up the water and put in into a jar. Add two chamomile tea bags in it. Leave it be for now.
Take the Rosemary leaves and grind them as fine as possible. Now Remove the tea bags and stir in the lemon juice!
Now stir in the Rosemary leaves. Put this in a tight seal jar, which you can shake.
After shaking and mixing it, use a fine cotton cloth to filter the liquid and solid parts from the mix.

Keep the liquid in a spray bottle.
Spray this serum every night before going the bed. Spread the liquid evenly on your hair and leave it to work over night. Do this two times a week, night before the day your are going to wash your hair.

Top 5 health benefits of chamomile tea and home remedies

Vaginitis Treatment

In 4 cups of boiling water add 2 tablespoons of dried chamomile flowers and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. You should rinse and wash with the tea and to repeat it until you notice improvements.

Hemorrhoids

German Chamomile has been used for treatment of inflammation associated with hemorrhoids when topically applied

Get Rid of Saggy Eyelid

Use chamomile tea bags because chamomile contains anti-inflammatory agents that can help treat this condition. Store the bags in the fridge before placing them over the eyes. Relax and keep them on for 20 minutes – by making this part of your regular routine you’ll start to see the benefits in no time.

Breast Reaffirm

Chamomile lotion and tequilaThis lotion is prefect to help reaffirm your breasts. For its preparation you need 10 tablespoons of chamomile tea and 10 tablespoons tequila. You must let your breasts absorb the mixture. You’ll notice results quickly if you apply this lotion daily.

FOR heavy sweating

Add the chamomile to the cup of hot water then keep it for a few minutes to steep.Take the chamomile tea each day to relieve your sweat

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Oil bumps treatment

If you are facing this problem, you should know that those little oil bumps shouldn’t give you much trouble because we found the perfect remedy to eliminate them without medical intervention and in the comfort of your home, using a pretty simple method.

Oil bumps (Milia) around eyes

First you have to prepare a concentrated chamomile tea. Boil 1/2 liters of water and add a few tablespoons of tea (don’t use tea bags).

Now you need to mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda, 50 grams of honey and a teaspoon of coconut oil. Mix them well, all ingredients and your cream is ready to use.

After the tea has boiled, put the towel over your oil bumps and make an infusion with chamomile tea for 5-10 minutes (this will open your pores). Next, apply the cream you’ve just prepared on the “problem areas”, massaging gently for about 30 seconds.

Let the “cream” act for 10-15 minutes then rinse your face with warm water. Repeat the process once daily for 7 consecutive days and will get rid of those unsightly oil bumps.


Sugar wax method to remove upper-lip hairs without pain

For Sugar wax

Ingredients Needed:

  1. Four chamomile tea bags
  2. Two saucepans
  3. Two cups of sugar
  4. 2 tablespoons of sugar
  5. 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  6. Spoon
  7. Glass bowl

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Steps:

  1. Take four chamomile tea bags and put them in a saucepan. Now pour some water in the saucepan and bring it to a boil. Once it has boiled, remove the saucepan from the heat. Let the tea bags steep for around 30 minutes. Throw the tea bags away and pour out only half a cup of tea.
  1. Now pour a cup of water into a sauce pan. Add some water to the chamomile tea you just extracted.
  1. Add some sugar and two tablespoons of fresh lemon juice. Stir well.
  1. Now heat the mixture till it boils. Let it boil for a couple of minutes. Wait till the colour turns a bit darker.
  1. Now you can remove the saucepan from the heat and transfer the mixture to a bowl. Let the sugar wax cool down. Don’t apply it on your skin when it’s hot.
  1. Use a Popsicle stick to spread it over your upper lip. Then apply a waxing strip on it. Hold it for a few seconds and pull it off quickly. Make sure that you pull in the opposite direction of the hair growth.

What are the known side effects ?

This tea is considered to be safe but in higher concentration can cause nausea and vomiting.

What are the precautions I need to take ?

Do not use if you are allergic to ragweed pollens.Avoid it if you are allergic to chamomile.

Is it safe to use I am pregnant or breast feeding ?

Avoid use during pregnancy as there is reliable data available effects during pregnancy consult gynecologist to know more information about it.

No information available for use during  breast feeding / lactation regarding this consult gynecologist for more information.

Is it safe to use for children?

No information available regarding this consult pediatrician for more information

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