Welcome to my tea blog! Here, have a cup of tea :).

In this blog, I will be drinking a lot of tea, but I am willing to share! I also will talk about my quest to create a comtemplative tea lifestyle and slow things down so that I can enjoy my life more, and about how drinking tea brings peace to my day.

It, truly, is the pause that refreshes, and I am asking myself how I can create more of that and less of the crazy-buzy, hurry-to-get-to-the-next-thing energy that all too often adds pressure and tension to my day.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

All-Natural Stress-Reliever: Chamomile Tea

Guess what’s good for anxiety? Chamomile tea, according to the latest issue of Woman’s World. A new study demonstrated that using chamomile every day helps people release negativity, which relieves mild or moderate levels of anxiety.

"Chamomile stimulates activity in the brain that reduces anxiety."~~Tanya Edwards, M.D., from the Center for Integrative Medicine in Cleveland.

They recommend drinking 2 cups of chamomile tea a day (you can also use chamomile essential oil, putting several drops on the bottom of your feet a few times a day.