Are there fertility benefits of drinking Ginger and Chamomile Tea? Or are you wondering if there are concerns about drinking Ginger and Chamomile Tea while pregnant? These and many more form the basis of today’s post.
Ginger and Chamomile Tea during pregnancy
One of the undeniable benefits of drinking Ginger and chamomile tea is that it will help you relieve stress, and get enough rest. If you are pregnant and finding it difficult to sleep, taking a little amount of this tea combination may be helpful.
Furthermore, drinking Ginger and chamomile tea during pregnancy may improve your mood especially if you are experiencing steady mood swings.
Studies suggest that Ginger may help combat nausea, hence this tea combination of Ginger and chamomile may help reduce excessive feelings of nausea during pregnancy.
Despite these benefits, the safety of drinking this tea during pregnancy is yet to be determined since no study or solid evidence is supporting its safety.
There is a claim that chamomile may cause preterm birth if taken in excess. But since the tea is combined with ginger the impact may be reduced.
How to make Ginger and Chamomile Tea
Oh, wait! Don’t know how to make Ginger and Chamomile Tea? It’s quite simple, follow the instructions below to make your favorite Tea blend.
- A teaspoon of freshly powdered ginger root
- One teaspoon of dried chamomile flowers
- A cup of hot water
- Pour the powdered ginger root and dried chamomile flowers into a tea ball infuser
- Place the tea ball infuser containing the grated ginger and dried chamomile flower in a cup.
- Pour the hot water into the cup and allow the tea to steep for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Remove the tea ball infuser, and enjoy your tea.
Contains antioxidants that strengthen immunity
Ginger and Chamomile Tea have numerous health benefits that many may not be aware of. For instance, Ginger and chamomile tea is a great source of antioxidants that strengthen the body’s defense system. These antioxidants also help to protect the body from the impact of free radicals which may damage body cells.
Help to relieve pains and improve mood
The ginger and chamomile tea combination possesses anti-inflammatory properties which can help increase our tolerance to pain, relieve stress, and discomfort, and improve mood.
Supply lacking vitamins and minerals:
This tea combination supplies vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, Magnesium, and Potassium, which are important to the body. Vitamin C helps to boost the immune system and our body’s anti-inflammatory activities.
Troubled by insomnia? well, Ginger and chamomile tea is loaded with magnesium which is believed to help improve sleep and relaxation.
Also, potassium is equally found in the tea, combined with magnesium may regulate blood pressure, ensure electrolyte balance and improve heart function.
Finally, Ginger contains an important compound that can help provide relief from indigestion and nausea. The tea may also reduce blood sugar levels.
Ginger and Chamomile Tea for fertility
Here are the fertility benefits of drinking Ginger and Chamomile Tea.
1. Reduces stress, and anxiety and boosts libido.
2. Increases sperm count and motility
3. Helps to improve the quality and quantity of cervical mucus, and increases chances of conception.
4. Regulates menstrual cycle, boosts ovulation and egg health production
5. Enhances the body’s ability to absorb nutrients which is essential for reproduction
6. May help in treating infertility and balancing balance hormones
7. Increases blood flow to the reproductive organs
8. Reduces inflammation in the reproductive organs, hence may help relieve menstrual cramps and diarrhea.
9. Helpful in treating polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in females.
The intake of Ginger and chamomile tea for fertility may help in treating infertility and balancing balance hormones, improve egg and sperm quality, and many more.
Although there is no solid evidence or study to determine the safety of this tea during pregnancy, the intake may help fight nausea, relieve stress, and improve mood. But it is recommended that to consult with your doctor, but if you must drink reduce the quantity.
JC is passionate about finding the impact of foods (feeding habits) on human fertility and reproductive health and a way to improve fertility.