Chamomile tea helps aid digestion.
Chamomile is useful for digestive issues because "it's antispasmodic, which means it helps lessen spasms throughout the body, including the stomach and intestines," according to Kluge. It also includes bitter molecules known as cesquiterpene lactones, which cause the pancreas to create digestive enzymes required to break down food, according to her. And, due to its relaxing impact on the body, chamomile can be especially beneficial for stress-related digestive ailments, such as a tense stomach (aka irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS). "Many digestive disturbances, such as IBS, reflux, or diarrhoea, are symptoms of stress," Kluge explains. "Because chamomile is an excellent herb for