Chamomile - Nature's Hug in a Mug

Posted on June 04 2024

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile is a gentle and aromatic herb known for its calming properties and delicate floral flavor. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and herbal remedies, valued for its ability to soothe the mind and body. Chamomile flowers, which resemble small daisies, are rich in antioxidants and possess natural anti-inflammatory properties. Our organic chamomile is carefully harvested and blended with zesty citrus notes to create a refreshing and invigorating tea experience.

Brewing Information

To enjoy the perfect cup of our Tega Chamomile Citrus Tea Blend:

Hot Tea:

  • Bring fresh, filtered water to a boil (approximately 212°F/100°C).
  • Add one tea bag Tega Chamomile Tea per cup.
  • Pour the hot water over the tea and let it steep for 5-7 minutes.
  • Remove the tea bag or strain the loose tea and enjoy.
  • Add honey or lemon to taste, if desired.

Iced Tea:

  • Follow the hot tea brewing instructions, using 2 tea bags per cup.
  • Once the tea has steeped, let it cool to room temperature.
  • Pour the tea over a glass filled with ice cubes and garnish with a slice of lemon or a sprig of mint.

Wellness Benefits

Promotes Relaxation: Chamomile is renowned for its soothing effects, helping to reduce stress and promote better sleep.

Supports Digestion: The anti-inflammatory properties of chamomile can aid in digestion and alleviate mild digestive issues.

Boosts Immunity: Packed with antioxidants, chamomile helps to strengthen the immune system and fight off common colds.

Enhances Mood: The refreshing citrus notes uplift your mood and provide a burst of natural energy without caffeine.

Chamomile Fun Facts 

Ancient Origins: Chamomile has been used for over 2,000 years in traditional medicine. Ancient Egyptians revered it for its healing properties and used it in their religious ceremonies.

Symbol of Peace: In many cultures, chamomile is seen as a symbol of peace and restfulness, often associated with the calm and tranquility it brings.

Roman Influence: The name "chamomile" comes from the Greek words "chamae" (on the ground) and "mēlon" (apple), reflecting its apple-like scent. The Romans used chamomile to flavor beverages and incense.

Gardener's Friend: Chamomile is known as the “plant doctor” because it can help improve the health of nearby plants. It is often planted in gardens to promote overall plant well-being.

Other Uses of Chamomile

Skin Care: Chamomile is commonly used in skincare products for its anti-inflammatory and soothing properties. It can help to reduce redness, irritation, and promote healing of the skin.

Hair Care: Chamomile is an ingredient in many shampoos and conditioners, especially those designed for light-colored hair. It can enhance natural highlights and add shine.

Aromatherapy: Chamomile essential oil is used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation and relieve stress. Its calming scent can be enjoyed through diffusers, candles, or added to bathwater.

Home Remedies: Chamomile tea bags can be used as a natural remedy for minor cuts, scrapes, and insect bites. Simply wet the tea bag with cool water and apply it to the affected area to reduce swelling and promote healing.

Cooking and Beverages: Chamomile can be used to infuse flavors into syrups, desserts, and cocktails. Its mild, sweet flavor pairs well with honey, lemon, and various fruits.

Sleep Aid: Chamomile is a popular ingredient in sleep-promoting products. Its calming effects make it a natural choice for pillows, sleep sprays, and bedtime teas designed to improve sleep quality.


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