Chamomile has been shown to significantly reduce anxiety in those with moderate to severe anxiety. (1, 2)
In 2020, we have had a lot to keep us anxious. Whether it be economic insecurity, health, wildfires, police shootings, protests, massive change and disruption in schedules, and now an election that could take days (or longer) to call. While you try to keep your sanity consider turning off the news and curling up with a cup of tea.
Other uses for Chamomile
In addition to anxiety, chamomile had been shown to:
- help relieve colds
- reduce the severity of menstrual cramps
- boost the immune system
- act as a mild sedative
Long term use of chamomile has been found to have no side effects.