Chamomile contains apigenin, an antioxidant that has the properties to fight cancer cells of certain types, like in the digestive tract, skin, breast, uterus, and prostate.
According to studies, chamomile tea promotes good sleep. It has an antioxidant named apigenin that promotes sleepiness and reduces chronic inability to sleep.
The pancreas produces insulin, the hormone which is vital to control blood sugar levels. Chamomile tea has anti-inflammatory properties that prevent the cells of the pancreas from being damaged.
It is rich in flavones and antioxidants that have the potential to lower cholesterol levels and blood pressure. More research is needed to support the claim.
According to several anecdotal claims, chamomile tea has a soothing effect on the stomach. It is used for treating several digestive ailments, including nausea.