We are all very familiar with the medicinal properties of turmeric or garlic, but many aren’t aware that there are also many spices which are rich in healing properties. We mostly use them to cook food and offer amazing flavor, but you can also use them for many different purposes. In today’s article, we’re going to discuss about thyme.
Thyme And Its Benefits
Did you know that people use thyme to treat parasitic worm infections, colic, whooping cough, bronchitis, skin disorders and sore throat. It can also help against gastritis, parasitic worm infections, upset stomach, diarrhea etc.
Many people also use it to treat dyspraxia and bedwetting in children.
You can also apply thyme topically in order to treat bad breath, swollen tonsils, hoarseness, sore mouth, etc.
It is rich in antifungal and antibacterial properties which can fight ear pain, baldness and oral infections.
Here are some of the other benefits thyme offers:
- Lowers blood pressure
- Boosts immunity
- Increased urine flow
- Prevents tooth decay
- Appetite stimulant
- Boosts mood
- Improves acne
- Treats colon and breast cancer
- Suppresses cough
- Prevents tooth decay
Thyme is full of ursolic acid that helps you decrease diet-induced obesity, increases brown fat and skeletal muscle mass, but it also improves glucose intolerance.
Rosmarinic acid is also present in it. It is rich in amazing anti-inflammatory benefits that can help you against inflammatory diseases like for example lupus and decrease the symptoms of arthritis.
Here, we’re suggesting you our best recipe for thyme tea that you need to take regularly especially if you have multiple sclerosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, vertigo, fibromyalgia, tinnitus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, etc.
The Preparation Of Thyme Tea
The problems with some inflammatory condition or chronic inflammation will disappear if you drink 1 cup of thyme tea in the morning before having breakfast.
- Boiled water
- A handful of fresh or dried thyme
- A teapot
- A mug
For 1 cup of water you’ll need 1 teaspoon of herbs.
The water should be poured from 208 to 212° Fahrenheit.
Pour the water over the herb and cover the mug. Let it infuse for 5 minutes.
Strain it and it’s ready!
Now you can enjoy the rich aroma and obtain all of the properties!