I’ve sipped lots of tea in my time. In fact, its one of my favorite past times:British tetley tea, chai tea, Darjeeling tea, raspberry tea, green tea, turmeric Tea just to name a few.
Well my newest is Thyme tea. Thyme tea is rich in volatile oils (Thymol), minerals, phenols, and flavonoids(apigenin, naringenin, and thymonin). In particular Thymol is a strong anti-oxidant. Find mall helps to increase omega-3 fatty acid’s in the brain. Studies have shown that time oil helps to protect age related changes in the brain cells of rats.
Benefits of drinking Thyme Tea:
- It Soothes Coughs. Studies have shown that it can treat bronchitis, and provide relief for coughs
- Promotes Good digestion, Relieves Gas and Bloating. Thyme has carminative effect - basically gas reducing properties.
- It provides essential minerals such as iron, vitamin K, Manganese, and Calcium
How to Make Thyme Tea at Home:
Thyme tea is very simple to make. Simple boil water. Pour the boiling water over the fresh thyme and let it steep for 15 minutes. I take it plain, but you can also add lemon and honey to this as well.
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