Most probably you have come across or heard about the health benefits of turmeric and ginger. In fact, there are also different ingredients that have the same health benefits and recovery characteristics. You can add any herb that you want to your meal and the health benefits of your meal will be improved. One of the best herbs that contain the most health benefits is thyme.
Thyme is great for treating cough, skin issues, bronchitis, colds, and sore throat. Also this herb is great for relieving stomach pain, diarrhea, and indigestion. In case your children have problems with bedwetting and dyspraxia you should consider including this herb in their meal in order to overcome the issue. On the other hand, thyme can be also used topically for treatment of swollen tonsils, bad breath, and hoarseness.
Thyme is extremely rich with essential oils that have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Due to these properties it is great for treatment of oral infection, baldness, and ear pain. Here is a list of the main health benefits of thyme:
- Prevents formation of tooth decay
- Prevents and fights breast and colon cancer
- Prevents mood swings
- Prevents formation of dental caries
- Stimulates your appetite
- Stimulates urine flow
- Prevents acne
- Improves the immune system
- Prevents and treats coughs
- Decreases the high blood pressure
Thyme is extremely rich with sursolic acid which is important for the stimulation of skeletal muscle mass and brown fat. On the other hand it is great for decreasing obesity that is caused by poor diet, and improves the glucose intolerance. It can also prevent fatty liver disease.
This herb also contains rosmarinic acid that acts as anti-inflammatory properties thus reducing the symptoms of arthritis and lupus. Consume the tea regularly in order to treat fibromyalgia, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, ringing ears, vertigo, fatigue, and multiple sclerosis.
Here is how to prepare it:
- Dried or fresh thyme – a handful
- Boiled water
- Tea cup
When preparing the tea you will need to mix 1 cup of water with 1 teaspoon of thyme. Bring the water to boiling point and pour it in a cup with the thyme. Cover the cup and leave it for 5 minutes, and afterwards strain the mixture and consume it. Enjoy!
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