Egyptian Chamomile is a member of the aster family. This herbal tea cones from the banks of the Nile and contains many healthy elements. It has daisy-like flowers and is one of the most popular plants used as a herbal medicine. Egyptian Chamomile comes from Egypt, where the climate and farming expertise make this chamomile the best in the world. Egyptian chamomile has the largest, brightest flowers with the most fragrance and flavor. The tea has a unique strong scent of fresh green apples which comes from the finest handpicked Egyptian Chamomile flower heads. It is a delicious tea with a definite body and honey-sweet infusion. It is served for centuries as a calmative and is also used for quieting and calming. This is the highest grade chamomile in the whole world.
Egyptian Chamomile has classic apple flavor and fragrance. It is a soothing drink which is used as a hot beverage for relaxation, in baths. It is also used to sooth and softens the skin. It is also very helpful in relieving chest congestion or a stuffy nose by boiling some chamomile and inhaling the vapor. It produces a gorgeous deep-yellow cup of tea and it is caffeine-free. Egyptian Chamomile is prepared in a teapot or covered steeping cup using 1-2 teaspoons of herb per serving. Before infusion, moisten the flowers with a few drops of hot water to release their aroma. Then fill the pot or cup with boiling water and allow to steep 2-3 minutes. Egyptian Chamomile may be infused multiple times by gradually increasing the steeping time. Chamomile oil is one of the most widely used oil in aromatherapy across the globe. It’s soothing, relaxing properties along with its distinct fragrance is enough to have earned its own place in perfumery. Early Egyptians revered the herb for its effectiveness in curing the chills caused by malaria, or agues. Chamomiles were used to refresh the air in a time when bathing was infrequent at best. Stems were strewn on the floor where they would release a pleasant fragrance when stepped on. The yellow Chamomile flower has been used to flavor Manzanilla sherry in Spain, highlight blonde hair color, and repel insects.
Egyptian Chamomile is a very good herbal tea. It is one of the oldest and natural teas which is used to treat many disease. Its tea free from caffeine and can be taken every night before sleeping to promote a good sleep. It is available as oil and cream. This cream and oil can be used to treat many diseases. It’s great for oil infusions, such as the infusion we use in our Sweet Honey Shampoo Bars. You can add 1 cup of chamomile flower to 2 cups of olive oil, and allow the herbs to fuse with the oil. This oil can be used to apply on various skin diseases. The cream made with the Egyptian chamomile oil is also used to treat various skin diseases. Egyptian chamomile is one of the oldest and best qualities of chamomile herb.