Table of contents:
- If poisoning
- Brewing filter bags
- External application
- For swimming
- To douche
- For Kids
Chamomile has anti-inflammatory, sedative and choleretic properties. It is a natural antiseptic and is widely used for cosmetic purposes.
Action chamomile due to its composition:
- benzo - an essential oil, which gives a very pronounced anti-inflammatory effect;
- apigenin - a natural antispasmodic.
It is widely used for medicinal purposes and brothsinfusions made from dried chamomile flowers. Depending on the disease chamomile can be used for both outdoor and indoor applications. Methods of preparing for each case different.
Inside camomile use for coldsdisease, to improve digestion, diseases of the urinary system of the body. Prepare chamomile for internal use can be hot and cold processes.
One tablespoon of dried chamomile flowers pour a glass of boiling water and leave to infuse for 10-15 minutes. The resulting infusion use strained and chilled half a cup three times a day.
Cool way to
You can make camomile tea on cold water. To do this, simply pour the dry chamomile flowers with water at room temperature, without heating up and cooling it specifically. Proportion: 5 tsp dried flowers in 1 cup of water. Cooking time in the cold water infusion significantly increased and is approximately 8 hours. Drink this infusion of one glass per day.
Note!Ready daisy stored in the refrigerator no more than two days. Keep the broth or infusion should not be in a plastic container, only in glass or porcelain.
Chamomile in pregnancy
When pregnancy is inside you can take only a weak infusion of chamomile. In addition, chamomile has a laxative effect, so do not drink the broth uncontrollably.
Concentrated chamomile broth causes vomiting. In some cases, such as in case of poisoning, it is necessary. To prepare a decoction take 4 tbsp chamomile and half a liter of water, boil on low heat for 10 minutes, cool, strain and drink in one gulp.
Brewing filter bags
Now you can buy in a drugstore filter packetsdry chamomile. Such packages are useful for the preparation of chamomile tea and beyond. To make chamomile tea, take a two-filter package on half a liter of water. The water is heated to boiling, then it is poured and allowed to daisy 10-15 minutes. Chamomile tea is used for the prevention and treatment of colds, as well as a sedative for insomnia and stress.
Chamomile tea can be drink with honey, mint or used in combination with green tea.
Chamomile is often recommended for userinse with cold-related diseases of the throat, because it has anti-inflammatory properties. One teaspoon of dried chamomile pour boiling water (1 cup) a temperature of about 95 degrees. Insist 20 minutes, wrapped in a towel container.
For the treatment of inflammatory diseases of the oralmouth, for example, such as stomatitis, chamomile and boiling water is poured pushing one hour. Also used as a rinse. Proportions: 3 tbsp a glass of water.
When skin diseases, such as ulcers, eczema,boils infusion is prepared as well as for rinsing with inflammation of the mouth: 3 tablespoons per cup of water pour boiling water, leave for an hour.
Note!Chamomile may cause allergic reactions.
To make a decoction of chamomile for swimming,You will need a greater amount of dried herb. The broth is prepared on the basis of Article 10. l. daisies on a liter of water. Flowers poured into the pot just boiled water (2 liters) and put on the fire. Boil chamomile should be for 15 minutes. Then remove the pan from the heat and leave to cool wrapped up in a towel. Cooled decoction strained and poured into the bath. A fifteen-minute bath with a decoction of chamomile beneficial effect on the nervous system, skin - has a healing effect, as well as the appearance of hair, making it silky and shiny.
Broth for douching prepared from dried flowerschamomile. Take two tablespoons grass on one liter of boiled water, which is poured a daisy in a non-metallic bowl. Then brought to a boil and remove from heat. Stronger anti-bacterial effect is the use of chamomile combined with calendula. The broth is filtered and allowed to cool to body temperature.
Pediatricians are advised to prepare for a bath with camomilebabies. Firstly, it disinfects the water, and secondly, it helps with prickly heat and diathesis. Camomile broth washed eyes. Newborn children can not only bathe in a decoction of chamomile, it can give and inside when you cough, colic, gastritis, diseases of the digestive tract.
Boil chamomile doctors advise if the childquite small: 1.5-2 tablespoons chamomile pour 0.5 liters of water and boil for 7 minutes. The resulting broth is filtered and cooled. Newborns broth give diluted with water, remembering that chamomile can cause allergic reactions.
Camomile tea is prepared for older childrenas follows: one tablespoon of flowers poured a half cups of hot but not boiling water, the duration of the infusion depends on the use. If the infusion is prepared for drinking, 10 minutes is sufficient if the rinse - 20 minutes. This infusion is also suitable for bathing.