Chamomile and mint-each of us have heard of vernacular herbs .They associate a meadow lawn with small white flowers and yellow scented green mint bushes with purple flowers. Each of us, too many times in life had a tea from these herbs. But do we truly know what exactly are they?
Chamomile herb or (Matricaria chamomilla), also is one of the oldest medicinal plants known to mankind. It originates from Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The ancient Egyptians, chamomile used as a remedy for fever, rheumatism, burns, insomnia and problems with digestion. It is harvested during blooming in April and May. The dried flowers of chamomile contain many terpenoids and flavonoids that contribute to its healing properties.
Did you know that the world daily drink over a million cups of chamomile tea. This shows the popularity of this herb, and its widespread use. Whether you use it for aeroterapy, care as the main ingredient in cosmetics or for a soothing and healing effect
The herb chamomile is known for its relaxing and soothing effects which helps to improve sleep, relieve pain in the stomach, relieves symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and combined with mint, helps digestion. Through glycine helps to soothe the spasms in the muscles.
Also, the consumption of chamomile tea to manage diabetes, ie progression of diabetic complications and hyperglycemia. Known for mild action, chamomile can be used in children and against stomach cramps in babies. It has antibacterial activity which helps to raise the immune system and fight colds. Many of us, the tea used for inhalation for colds.
In every home, despite chamomile, also is the herb mint. Whether in the garden or in a pot at home, fragrance and medicinal effect does not leave indifferent anybody. Mint is used as air freshener in the home, as a spice in many national dishes, acts on sensitive receptors in the mouth and throat, whereas evaporates quickly and leaves a feeling of cooling.
It is used in reducing bad breath, oral hygiene is found in toothpaste and liquids for rinsing the mouth, the gum chewing. But despite these applications, mint has a large range of remedial actions.
Mint (Mentha piperita) has particularly beneficial effect on the digestive system and removes discomfort in the stomach. Herb mint its ingredients relieves as spasms that are a consequence of stone or sand in the bile, soothes spasms in the stomach and intestines, suppresses cough, cold, bloating in the stomach.
It contains polyphenols, flavonoids acids, which help to soothe the inflammation in the body. The essential oil of mint herb acts as an analgesic (pain calms) and can therefore be used as a local anesthetic effect due to used for muscle relaxation.
The herb is a good source of various minerals in the first place potassium. then calcium, iron, and magnesium. Containing vitamins C, E, K, B6, A and beta carotene. In the hot summer days, mint tea is used as a refreshing drink, but we can use it as a spice in many non-alcoholic cocktails.
The combination of chamomile and mint lead to greater ease in the digestive tract. But if on this combination are added probiotics, it can significantly improve digestive problems. With their triple combination is created a perfect balance between metabolism and digestion, also is increased the immune resistance of the organism.