Thyme is an herb from the mint family. This is a truly ancient herb, used by the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans for ceremonial and ritualistic purposes. Through the Middle Ages where it was also used for religious and medicinal reasons. It is incredibly potent yet simple herb affecting multiple systems in the body and capable of treating dozens of diseases. It contains one of the strongest antioxidants known and is proven to kill 98% of breast cancer cells.
Thyme contains thymol which is a natural antiseptic, antibacterial, and an expectorant, making this tea with honey and lemon a delicious remedy for all of you suffering from sore throats and coughs.
Wild thyme tea is recommended for cough, hangover, flu, and sore throat. Thyme has primarily been used respiratory ailments for its infection-fighting and cough suppressive qualities. Thyme honey is ideal for sweetening herb teas. Blend thyme with nettle for allergies and mints for colds and congestion. It is also help’s if you have fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus & multiple sclerosis.
Thyme Tea Recipe
-1c Boiling Water
-1tbs dry or 1T fresh Thyme
-1tbs dry or 1T fresh Sage
-1-1 Ginger slices
-Honey to taste
-Warm your teacup with hot water.
-Pour away the water.
-Put herbs in the cup. Add fresh boiling water and cover.
-Leave to steep 3 to 5 minutes. Add more herbs for a stronger flavor.
-Steeping too long will make the tea bitter. Use Honey or a natural herbal sweetener like Stevvia.
-Add ginger slices and/or lemon slice if desired.
Other Health Benefits Of Thyme
-Lower Blood Pressure
-Boost your Immunity
-Boost your Mood
-Improves bone health