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CHAMOMILE

Chamomile has been used as an herbal remedy since the ancient Egyptians. It is mainly used for calming the nerves, for helping with skin infections and irritation, for calming an upset stomach and for helping with insomnia, depression, anxiety and mood swings. One of the main uses for Chamomile is its relaxation and stress relieving benefits.

Chamomile contains antioxidants which may have health benefits too, especially in preventing damage caused by oxidative stress. Stress can contribute too many health problems from cancer to heart disease and the reduction of stress can promote a healthy immune system and enhance overall health. Chamomile has strong antibacterial properties that help the immune system strengthen itself. The antihistimine properties help in releiving allergies.

It may help in regulating blood sugar levels in diabetics and also to lower cholesterol. For those with asthma, sinus infections or other respiratory problems it can be inhaled in vapor form.

It successfully minimizes skin infections and is used in some acne treatments. Chamomile is also a good muscle relaxant and for women is used to help relieve menstrual cramps. It adds luster to the hair and many beauty products contain Chamomile.

Chamomile is normally safe for consumption as there are practically no negative effects.

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