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Thyme Tea to Treat Colds and Flu

Last updated on January 11, 2008

Thyme tea is a popular home remedy for colds and flus. Drinking thyme tea may help you fight infection, clear your upper respiratory system of mucus, and calm your cough.

In addition to being good for colds and flus, thyme tea is said to help digestion, freshen breath, and lift one’s spirits.

You can purchase thyme tea at the health food store, but all you need to make it at home is some dried thyme and boiling water. Just add a teaspoon of thyme for every cup of boiling water.

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Simon Caleb
6 years 6 months ago

Interesting how people are using this comments section to advertise their interests…

Mine are tried and tested, from a German kitchen, circa 1940’s!

1 cup of chicken stock in around 300-500ml of filtered boiled water (you can also use an organic chicken or veg stock cube) and 1 or more crushed cloves of garlic, leave to infuse for 10-15mins, and enjoy a mug of mother nature’s antibiotic. Cures me every time I have a stinking cold, chest, head or full body.

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7 years 8 months ago

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