Here are some simple, effective ways to use chamomile for improved wellbeing, beauty and skin care:
As a relaxing herbal tea
A cup of chamomile tea can help you get a better night’s sleep and healthier looking skin. Add a generous teaspoon of dried chamomile blossoms to just-boiled water, with a dash of honey or lemon to taste, and drink before you go to bed.
To relieve tired, puffy eyes, brew two chamomile tea bags in just-boiled water for about two minutes. Remove your tea bags from the water and allow them to cool. Once cool, lie down and place one tea bag on each of your closed eyelids. Leave to soak for about 15 minutes.
As a facial steam
When immersed in hot water, dried chamomile tea leaves have a calming, apple-scented fragrance. Sprinkle some chamomile tea leaves into a bowl with hot water, hover your face over the top and cover your head with a towel. Slowly breathe in the steam to give your skin a relaxing, anti-inflammatory boost.