Natural remedies are much better than conventional medicine mostly because they don’t have any unwanted side effects and provide amazing results. Herbal remedies are among the best natural remedies and provide relief for a number of health problems and conditions. You can use different herbs for different conditions and some are beneficial for a number of diseases and conditions.
In this article we’ll discuss some of the health benefits of thyme and how it can help you promote your overall health. Thyme is a potent aromatic herb from the mint family with incredible benefits and medicinal properties. Thyme is:
- An antiseptic
- Boosts your immune function
- Eliminates toxins
- Increases overall resistance
Thyme is an all-around beneficial spice
Mother nature knows best and it has provided us with some of the most amazing natural remedies for almost every health condition and disease. It can help you resolve any problem without having any negative side-effect. If you add this herb to your everyday diet every function in your body will be promoted and you’ll feel better, stronger and more energized.
Thyme gives amazing results in the case of respiratory diseases, disinfects your lungs and relieves the following respiratory conditions:
- Sore throat
- Nose infections
For all of the abovementioned conditions it’s best to use thyme in the form of oil.
Thyme can also relieve physical weakness including:
- Speed up recovery time after illness
- Effective anti-depressant properties
- Fights chronic fatigue and concentration issues
- Improves memory
- Restores mind and body balance
- Increases low blood pressure
Thanks to its powerful antibacterial properties many surgeons use it as a disinfectant prior to surgeries.
You can also use thyme to:
- eliminate nail fungus
- cure parasitic infections
- eliminate vaginitis and candida
- treats UTIs and bladder infections due to its potent diuretic properties
- relieve for arthritis, gout, muscle spasms and pain, sciatica and sports injuries
- treat warts and acne
- repel insects
- strengthen hair
You can use thyme to prepare an infusion with thyme, honey and lemon and relieve the following conditions:
- sore throat
Lemon, thyme and honey infusion
Here’s how you can prepare it:
Heat up a pot with some water until it starts boiling. Set it aside and add some thyme. Leave it aside for 10 minutes, strain it and add some lemon and honey and you can consume it.
Thyme, if used fresh or dried is not toxic and doesn’t have any unwanted side-effects. However, using thyme essential oil is a bit more complicated and is forbidden for use to pregnant women and people suffering from heart problems and ulcers.
Thyme essential oil has a high amount of thymol which is why prolonged use can cause intoxication or hyperthyroidism.
Thyme is an excellent herb with numerous health benefits so consider adding it to your everyday day and reap all its advantages.