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Chamomile’s healing properties revealed

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Chamomile has long been used in teas, both for its calming effect and its ability to soothe an aching belly. But not only is chamomile an excellent anti-inflammatory agent, it also offers other health and beauty benefits.

• It can help disinfect wounds, while speeding the healing process

• Its antioxidants help fight acne and eliminate acne scars

• Its anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties make it a go-to for women suffering menstrual cramps and lack of sleep due to PMS

• It can be used to calm teething infants and reduce gum irritation

• A chamomile tea rinse will brighten up blond hair

• It can be used to treat rashes and to reduce dark eye circles

Sources: www.howstuffworks.com, www.stylecraze.com