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Thyme is an aromatic evergreen, very used in culinary and natural alternative medicine.
Its flowers and leaves can be used to season vegetables, salads, and pasta.
Besides that, its aromatic oil, thymol, can be found in soaps and toothpastes.
More than giving flavor and aroma to your meals, did you know that thyme offers amazing benefits when used as an infusion?
Learn about the benefits of a thyme infusion:
1. Prevents premature aging
2. Helps in digestion
4. Alleviates respiratory issues
5. Reduces PMS
6. Improves the mood
7. Strengthens the immune system
8. Reduces blood pressure
Now you surely must be asking yourself:
How do I make a thyme infusion?
Thyme tea should not be too concentrated since its essential oil is very active. To make 33 oz. of this infusion, put one bunch of thyme (two bunches, at most), in 33 oz. of boiling water.
If you use dry thyme, split this portion in half. Cover and let it rest. Drink 1 cup a day, sweetened or not.
Drinking more than that may cause side-effects.
People who suffer from heart failure, gastritis, ulcers or gastric mucosal irritation, Pregnant and nursing women must not drink this infusion.
Now tell us, did you know the benefits of this infusion?
Have you ever used it? Share your experiences with us.
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