Thyme is not just a culinary condiment, but it is one spice that has been used for a very long time now to treat several diseases, such as; common cold, flu and even epilepsy. It was also used in the treatment of wounds and to great effect in the prevention of infections. This is because thyme has excellent antimicrobial, antiseptic, antifungal and antiviral properties. Thyme can have an impact on diseases like Lupus, Tinnitus, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Vertigo and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis by significantly lowering the viral load in your body.
With thyme you get a lot of vital antioxidants, minerals and vitamins such as; thymol, iron, calcium, potassium, vitamin A, B complex and C. These minerals and vitamins help to improve blood circulation, regulate blood pressure, boost the formation of red blood cells and combat disease-causing free radicals.
It has been proven through extensive research that thyme is also rich in terpenoid, such as; ursolic and rosmarinic acids that are known to be effective against certain cancerous cells and tumors. Thyme will boost the docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which is a known omega-3 fatty acid found in the cell membranes of your heart, brain, and kidneys.
The Excellent Expectorant Properties Of Thyme
With thyme, you can get to treat respiratory tract infections and conditions, such as;
- Persistent coughs
- Sore throats
- Throat infections
- Inflammation of the oral cavity
- Acute and chronic bronchitis
To make an effective thyme tea that will help treat you of the ailments and health conditions highlighted you will need to follow these instructions.
What You Need
- Thyme – a handful of fresh or dried thyme.
- Clean drinking water
- A saucepan
- A mug
Preparation And Use
Put the water in a saucepan pan and boil. The measurement should be about a single teaspoon of the dried thyme for every cup of clean drinking water. If you intend using fresh herbs then you will need to use much more water.
After you have boiled the water pour it over the thyme in a mug.
Let the tea sit for about 5 minutes before straining.
You should then strain and drink every morning before breakfast and on an empty stomach.
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