The thyme (Thumus Serpyllum) is a favorite remedy in the folk medicine, and has been used for centuries, primarily it is a remedy for the digestive organs. The thyme is used against intestinal parasites, especially against threadworms.
This herb is part of the products which are used in the treatment of the respiratory system. It dissolves the slime and has excellent disinfecting effect, so it is very effective when there is too much slime in the respiratory tract, when the amount of slime in the lungs is higher, against cough, bronchial catarrh etc.
Thyme tea can also prevent the development of many pathogenic bacteria, it can even destroy some of them, and therefore, it is excellent in the fight against infectious diseases. The mixture of thyme and the same amount of nettle is very effective in the treatment of anemia.
Preparation of the tea:
Many people make mistakes when they boil the thyme. You must not make these mistakes because the healing ingredients of this scented and healing herb can quickly and completely disappear, or evaporate during the boiling, especially in an uncovered pot.
Therefore, it is recommended to pour boiling water over the thyme, to cover the pot immediately and let it sit for 2 hours. In order to prepare the tea, you should put two tablespoons of this herb in a cup of boiling water.