The use of chamomile during pregnancy
Pharmacy chamomile is an excellent antiseptic and also anti-inflammatory and soothing agent. During pregnancy it is often used in the fight against colds and infectious-inflammatory diseases, as well as disorders in the gastrointestinal tract. Good chamomile and as a topical treatment for minor wounds. In addition, it can be used for cooking trays in cystitis, urethritis, thrush and violation of the vaginal flora.
Daisy and effective with increased nervous irritability and sleep disorders. Increasing stress and exerting slight sedative effect, it helps to cope with emotional overload, and chronic fatigue syndrome that are particularly vulnerable to pregnant women. It also promotes relaxation of smooth muscles, and therefore can be used with increased tone of the uterus and threatened premature birth.
In addition, pharmacy chamomile is rich in vitamins A, C and group B. that is why the drinks on its basis can be administered in the treatment of vitamin deficiency and also to improve the immune system.
Despite the fact that decoctions, infusions and teas of chamomile have positive effects on the body, before their preparation and use during pregnancy should consult a doctor.
How to cook drinks of chamomile
To make chamomile tea it is best to use the filter-bags with dried grass. Brew tea bag in a Cup of boiling water should be within 5-10 minutes. This drink is best consumed either early in the morning to improve digestion, or on the night for the normalization of sleep.
It will be useful, and a decoction of chamomile. For its preparation you need to fill a tablespoon of dried herb in a saucepan with cold water (0.5 liters). Stirring is necessary to bring the water to a boil, then reduce the heat to minimum and continue to simmer the drink for 10-15 minutes. Ready broth should strain and drink warm for the prevention and treatment of colds, gargle the mouth and throat, and deal with increased uterine tone.
Chamomile tea is most often used as a topical treatment for wounds and medicinal baths. Tablespoon chopped dry grass should pour a glass of boiling water and infuse for one to two hours. It is desirable to prepare the infusion in a thermos. Before use, the liquid must drain through a fine sieve or two or three-layered cheesecloth. To use camomile tea is possible and inside. The only condition: a single dose should not exceed three tablespoons.
The maximum daily dose of chamomile tea is one liter of broth − a pint, infusion − glass.
Chamomile has almost no contraindications and in most cases well tolerated not only pregnant but and nursing women. In addition, it can be given to babies as a sedative and improves digestion facilities.