How to make a bedtime tea using valerian and chamomile 

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)


Learn on how to make a bedtime tea using valerian and chamomile.

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Benefits of Valerian and Chamomile 

Valerian and chamomile have natural sedative properties that help reduce anxiety, induce sleep, and improve sleep quality. 

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Gather Ingredient

Gather 1-2 teaspoons of dried valerian root and chamomile flowers, a teapot or infuser, and water.

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Boil Water

Boil water in a kettle or saucepan until it reaches a temperature of 208°F (98°C). 

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Add Valerian Root and Chamomile Flower

Add 1-2 teaspoons of dried valerian root and chamomile flowers into your teapot or infuser.

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Pour Hot Water 

Pour the hot water into the teapot or infuser, covering the valerian root and chamomile flowers. 

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Steep the tea for 5-10 minutes, depending on how strong you want it.

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Optional Add-in

You can add honey, lemon, or other natural sweeteners to enhance the taste. 

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Pour and Strain 

Pour the tea into a cup, using a strainer to remove any plant debris.

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Allow to Cool

Let the tea cool down for a few minutes before drinking. 

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Sip and Relax

Sip the tea slowly and allow the soothing properties of valerian and chamomile to help you relax.

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Valerian may interact with certain medications, so talk to your doctor before using it.

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Store leftover tea in a glass container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. 

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Final Thoughts 

Drinking valerian and chamomile tea can be a natural and effective way to promote restful sleep and improve your overall well-being.

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