Through the centuries thyme has been used for many ailments, from influenza to epileptic seizures. Often thyme was mixed with equal parts of lavender and sprinkled on the floors of churches in the Middle Ages to eliminate any unwanted odors.
Crushed thyme was placed on bandages to promote wound healing and ward off infection long before the discovery of modern medicine. The volatile essential oils in thyme abound in anti-parasitic, anti-septic, anti-rheumatic, anti-viral, and anti-fungal properties.
When taken on a regular basis it can significantly help to reduce the viral load in the body which makes it very beneficial in dealing with Fibromyalgia, Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Vertigo, Tinnitus, and Multiple Sclerosis.
It is full with vitamins and minerals. Also it abound in potassium, iron and calcium, all of which contribute to blood pressure regulation, proper red blood cell formation and distribution of antioxidants in the body. It is rich in high in B-complex vitamins, vitamin A, C and folic acid. It contains a variety of important bioflavonoids and volatile oils, including thymol an essential oil which has very powerful antioxidant properties.
It possess cancer preventive properties because contain terpenoids like rosmarinic and ursolic acids. If you regularly consume thyme increase the amount of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid) in brain, kidney, and heart cell membranes).
Thyme’s essential oil treats:
- throat infections
- prevent gingivitis
- treats inflammation of the mouth
- has expectorant and bronchial antispasmodic properties
- acute and chronic bronchitis
- sore throats
To Help Cure Fibromyalgia, Hashimoto’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and Multiple Sclerosis Drink Thyme Tea Every Morning.
How to Prepare Thyme Tea
- A covered container for brewing & straining
- Thyme (dried or a handful of fresh)
1) In your brewing container put some herbs – about 1 tsp dried herbs per cup of water. For fresh herbs, use more.
2) Than pour over water that’s just off the boil.
3) For about 5 minutes cover and infuse.
4) Than strain and serve.