Skin Care in a Cup: Chamomile Tea

Kicking off your day with a quality cup of tea may be one of the best ways to wake- up, not to mention the healthiest. There are hundreds of types of tea out there, each one with its own set of amazing health benefits. One type of tea that is exceptionally great for skin care is chamomile tea. You could call it “skin care in a cup!”

 

Check out these skin benefits:

  • Instilled with healing, anti-oxidant, and cleansing moisturizing properties
  • Can be used as an all-natural skin bleach, helping to lighten complexion
  • Can promote and accelerate the healing process of minor wounds
  • Antioxidants found in chamomile tea can help fight acne
  • Soothes skin irritations and sunburns
  • Tea bags can help reduce under-eye circles and puffiness
  • Retains youth by protecting skin from free radical damage
  • May help to reduce swelling and fight bacteria (for example, eczema)
  • Aside from skin, there are a number of other benefits to reap:
  • Treat the common cold by mixing chamomile oil with water to make a vapor
  • Mild sedating properties for a good night’s sleep
  • Muscle-relaxing properties (relief from menstrual cramps, upset stomach, etc.)
  • Can help sooth pain associated with stomach ulcers (regular consumption)
  • Has anti-bacterial properties, boosting the immune system
  • Can be used to soothe and treat hemorrhoids (using cooled tea)
  • Can reduce gas formation in the body
  • May help rid of migraines
  • So what are you waiting for? Pour yourself a hot mug of tea and enjoy these benefits today.

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