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5 Benefits of Drinking Chamomile Tea

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
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A long time ago, chamomile tea was very popular, but today it has been replaced by various exotic and unknown to some plant products and herbs.

However, chamomile tea remains extremely healthy, so experts say it should not be neglected.

Here are the health benefits chamomile can provide. The drink improves digestion and heart function, normalizes blood sugar and fights insomnia.

Treats insomnia problems

Chamomile tea treats insomnia, because it contains the substance apigenin. This antioxidant affects the receptors in the brain that cause drowsiness. In addition, apigenin fights bad moods and depression.

Improves digestion

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Chamomile tea reduces inflammatory processes, so it is recommended for disorders and problems with the gastrointestinal tract. Studies have shown that it can be used as a prophylaxis against ulcers, because it reduces acidity.

Normalizes blood sugar

Because chamomile tea has anti-inflammatory properties, its use prevents the destruction of insulin-producing pancreatic cells. This keeps blood sugar levels normal.

Improves heart function

Chamomile is rich in flavonoids. They have a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system, because they lower cholesterol levels. It also helps against high blood pressure.

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Fights cancer

A number of studies have shown, that chamomile tea can reduce the risk of some cancers. The antioxidant apigenin protects against cancer of the breast, uterus, prostate and digestive tract.