Many of you are aware of the health benefits of thyme for treating different diseases. Whether it is epileptic seizures or its influenza, you can get relief with thyme. Many people prefer to use crushed thyme on wounds for accelerating the healing process and preventing infections. These green leaves are immensely beneficial for humans as they are anti-parasitic, anti-rheumatic, anti-viral, antifungal as well as antiseptic. Yet, its usage is not just restricted for health, it was also used for treating bad odors in churches and was sprinkled with lavender.

Thyme Tea Can Help In Treating Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hashimoto`s and Fibromyalgia

You may find it interesting to know that thyme tea can help in checking the viral pressure of your body and help your system deal with chronic fatigue, tinnitus, vertigo, multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Hashimoto`s as well as thyroiditis. All you need is to drink a cup of thyme tea everyday after you wake up.

Thyme is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, potassium, iron and calcium, which helps in maintaining red blood cell count, antioxidant distribution as well as blood pressure regulation. Not only that, but also thyme is a rich source of vitamin B-complex, vitamin C and A. It also contains folic acid in a large amount, bioflavonoids as well as volatile oils, even thymol, which is known as an important agent for ant oxidation.

Presence of terpenoids like rosmarinic acids and ursolic makes it a cancer preventive agent as well. Studies have proven that by consuming thyme everyday, one can better brain cell membranes, kidney, heart and DHA level. Omega 3 fatty acid count also increases.

The bronchial antispasmodic properties and expectorant properties of thyme, its essential oil can be used for the treatment of

  • Mouth inflammation
  • Gingivitis prevention
  • Throat infections
  • Laryngitis
  • Coughs
  • Asthma
  • Chronic and acute bronchitis
  • Sore throats

Recipe to prepare thyme tea

Ingredients required:

  • Fresh or dried thyme
  • A mug
  • Covered container to brew and strain the drink

Preparation tips

Put some herbs in the brewing container. If you are using dried herb take one teaspoon for every cup but for fresh leaves, the amount should be increased as per requirement. Now pour boiling water on the container and cover it for around five minutes. Once done, strain and serve.

Many people have been benefited with these leaves and you can also give it a try for some days, as the leaves are available at ease.

Source: Living Traditionally