Herbal tea is probably the first thing that comes to mind when we say chamomile! And while chamomile tea is amazing for you, did you know that the chamomile flower can also aid a number of skin issues from the inside out and outside in?! Chamomile is anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and is a muscle relaxant too! Pretty special right?!
What is it?
Chamomile is a plant with amazing soothing and calming properties and a whole heap of nutritional goodness! It’s the chamomile flowers that hold all the nourishing magic! They are packed with antioxidants and oils that are amazing for the skin and supporting a number of health ailments. Chamomile is most famous for its calming and soothing properties but, as you will see below, this is not it’s only benefit! It really is a super flower that can be applied both topically or consumed in the form of herbal teas or herbal supplements.
This little flower can…
- Help calm the nervous system
- Sooth digestive stress
- Heal inflammatory skin conditions like burns or eczema
- Protect the skin from free radical damage- goodbye signs of ageing!
- Moisturise dry skin
- Provides relief for those having trouble catching some zzzzz’s!
FACT: The calming powers of chamomile have even been shown to help anxiety and depression by reducing the stress hormone in the body!
Our favourite chamomile rich goodies...
KORA Organics Cream Cleanser
This cleanser is super gentle for those with sensitive skin but still very effective! It uses the chamomile to calm any skin irritation or angry breakouts.
Weleda Skin Food
Weleda Skin Food really is a miracle cream that can be used for almost any skin concern on the skin with chamomile helping it to calm and promote healing of the skin.
Pai Skincare Chamomile and Rosehip Calming Day Cream
This daily moisturiser is on the pricey side BUT it really is beautiful, particularly if you have sensitive skin! If you suffer from any facial skin concerns like rosacea, dermatitis or eczema, this is a great investment that uses chamomile to work to heal and relieve these skin concerns.
Edible Beauty Tea No. 3- Sleeping Beauty
In terms of using chamomile internally! This herbal tea is an amazing source of organic chamomile for the body to help calm and relax and to also promote healing from within!