Chamomile tea, is always associated with good health. Now a report in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry indicates that may help prevent the development of diabetic complications, such as loss of vision, nerve damage, and kidney damage.
Chamomile tea is prepared with dried flowers from a plant called Matricaria chamomilla L. It is considered one of the richest sources of dietary antioxidants.Researchers from the University of Toyama in Japan and the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research in the United Kingdom have applied the tea in the mouse models. The rats that received the chamomile showed a significant decrease in blood glucose levels compared to the diabetic rats eating a normal diet.
At the end of the study, the researchers said,
“These results clearly suggested that daily consumption of chamomile tea with meals could contribute to the prevention of the progress of hyperglycemia and diabetic complications.”