Chamomile tea has long been used, as a traditional folk remedy, for a wide range of health issues.

Chamomile contains antioxidants that may promote sleepiness, and drinking chamomile tea has been shown to improve overall sleep quality.

Chamomile tea may protect against diarrhea, stomach ulcers, nausea and gas, likely due to its anti-inflammatory effects.

The anti-inflammatory effects of chamomile tea may promote blood sugar control, especially when it’s consumed with a meal.

There is some evidence that chamomile may reduce the severity of anxiety and depression

Chamomile tea contains the antioxidant apigenin, which may help lower inflammation and reduce the risk of several types of cancer.

Chamomile is a great source of flavone antioxidants that may play a role in improving heart health.

Although a few people may be allergic to chamomile, it is safe for most people to drink. Negative side effects are extremely rare.