Chamomile is one of the most well known herbs with medicinal properties. It has been used for centuries for its beneficial effect on human health. Among other things, chamomile can help you to lose weight in a easier, faster and balanced manner.
Chamomile tea isn’t a magical weight loss beverage, but it can serve as aid in healthy diet, balanced life style and achieving ideal weight because it’s rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin A.
How to prepare chamomile tea
One of the most important things is dosage. Tea must not be too strong because that can induce stomach pain, nausea and dizziness. For one cup a teaspoonful of dried chamomile flower is enough. We don’t cook it, we simply pour hot water over it.
You can drink tea hot or cold, but never sweetened with sugar. If you want to sweeten it, use honey. Honey is added to hot or mildly hot tea, as to not lose nutritious value of tea. For extra flavor, and burning fat, you can add a little bit of lemon juice as well.
Chamomile tea before every meal
If you really want to experience beneficial effect of chamomile tea, drink it before every meal. In addition to making you sated faster, chamomile tea improves digestion.
Chamomile tea instead of juice, soda and energy drinks
A lot of people won’t be happy to substitute these drinks with chamomile tea, but if you want to lose weight you have to make some sacrifices. It helps remove toxins from your body and excess water from your tissues. This means cellulite will be less and less visible over time.
Tea before sleep
Chamomile tea is good to be drank before going to sleep. It will calm you, so you will have higher quality of rest. Not enough of or bad quality of sleep disrupt insulin production and other hormonal processes, which can lead to weight gain.
Tea against stress
Stress has negative effect on your hormonal system. It induces accumulation of fat deposits, especially those around stomach. Reducing stress with chamomile tea helps with keeping balance of hormones up.