The idea of The Swinging Leaf stemmed from the pressures we face in the modern day world, with the daily grind of city life creating pressure on our bodies, leading to stress and a host of ailments connected to a fast paced lifestyle and the constant onslaught of a polluted environment.

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Benefits of Chamomile

Benefits of Chamomile

We are all familiar with the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but did you know that chamomile derives its name from the Greek word khamaimelon, meaning ‘earth apple’? It’s not surprising, therefore, that chamomile can have some wondrous benefits on our health as well.

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Health benefits of chamomile

Chamomile has been used as traditional folk remedy to treat a number of ailments, as well as boost one’s health generally. Nowadays, researchers are growing increasingly interested in fully unearthing the benefits of the chamomile herb, especially in relation to treating diabetes, cancer, and thyroid (European Journal of Public Health). Aregular, measured consumption of chamomile, especially in the form of infusions and brews, has the potential to prevent the growth of cancer cells, and regulate insulin levels, protecting one from diabetes.

Stressand anxiety undoubtedly comprise the mental make-up of the modern individual. Persistence of these factors often leads to serious insomnia and hypertension. Who wouldn’t like to start off their day feeling healthy, instead of sleep-deprived, to better deal with all their hectic work ahead?Drinking chamomile tea can ensure heart health and eliminate cardiovascular complications. It also promotes a better quality of sleep, useful to people who suffer from sleep apnea, or even restless sleep.

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A few more benefits…

Chamomile tea has also been proven to be beneficial for the digestive system. It eases the movement offood through the digestive tract, preventing gastroenteritis, stomach ulcers, spasms, and nausea.

Since it possesses antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory factors, it significantly reduces intestinal and abdominal cramps, which can be of great help to women who experience cramps, pain and bloating during menstruation.

Chamomile herb also contains antihistamines which strengthens the immune response to allergens in the body, protecting one from allergies. Consumption of chamomile tea also mediates the effects of osteoporosis, which many women today suffer from, promoting bone density and health.

The Swinging Leaf’s experiment with chamomile

Keeping in mind these numerous health benefits of the chamomile herb, The Swinging Leaf has come up with its unique herbal infusioncalled Chamomile Spice.

The ‘spice’ bit of it is due to a mix of cinnamon, cardamom and clove, which apart from possessing their own wonderful health benefits lend a zesty and spicy taste. To top it all off, there’s a whiff of orange peel! A small step can indeed go a long way in leading a physically and mentally healthy life, especially if one makes a sustained habit of following it through. This chamomile infusion is one such habit that the body will naturally take to, because it surprises you with not just energy and great taste, but good health as well!

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It is a much more sustainable habit to develop, as compared to caffeine which might keep us alert and awake, but slowly wears down the fibres of our body, adversely affecting us in a number of serious ways.

We believe one has many more miles to run with chamomile!