This tea has been used for centuries as part of traditional medicine to treat anxiety, insomnia and relieve stress. Chamomile tea works as a mild tranquilizer to reduce stress on muscles and nerves and helps to relieve tension and encourage relaxation.
Spiritual Meaning: Chamomile is known as an herb of purification and protection, and can be used in incenses for sleep and meditation. Plant it around your home to ward against psychic or magical attack. If you're a gambler, wash your hands in chamomile tea to ensure good luck at the gaming tables.
Chamomile has a deep and powerful calming effect being associated with the nervous system and so is good for meditation. It creates joy through ritual. The heart chakra is opened and the throat and 3rd eye are strengthened. The bladder meridian is strengthened also. It circulates the intestine chi, harmonising digestion, relieving pain and helping to remove toxic accumulations. It connects the emotional and etheric bodies of the aura to the physical.
It develops and calms the nervous system and thus helps children ground into their bodies during the first seven years of life. Leos have an affinity to this herb.