Updated: Nov 15
FIRST: WHY THYME
Thyme was valued by the ancient Greeks and Romans as an aphrodisiac and for instilling bravery and courage.
It’s has one of the highest amounts of antioxidants amongst all herbs.
Thyme is an incredible antiviral, helping to relieve a multitude of symptoms caused by viruses.
It helps relieve lung congestion, soothe coughs, relieve fevers, and fight colds and infections.
It supports urinary tract health, can help prevent UTI’s and keep healthy bacteria in balance.
Thyme aids in the digestion of rich and/ or fatty foods, relieves flatulence and indigestion. Thyme also purifies the digestive system and can actually destroy intestinal hookworms and roundworms.
Thyme is essential for brain health and can prevent memory loss, mental instability and melancholy.
It balances the nervous system, regulates sleep patterns and when taken before bed is a remedy for nightmares.
Thyme is outstanding for anyone dealing with thyroid issues.
It can also ease headaches and muscle tension.
2 Springs of fresh thyme
500 ml Hot water
1-2 Slices of fresh lemon
1. Place fresh thyme in a mug and pour hot water over, allow to steep for 15 minutes or more.
2. Remove thyme springs. Squeeze a slice or two of lemon and sweeten with raw honey.