Thyme has been popular for centuries, and it has been commonly used to treat various ailments, from flu to epileptic seizures.

Moreover, it has also been used to heal wounds and prevent infections, and it was applied crushed on the affected areas.

Its volatile essential oils are high in antiviral, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, anti-parasitic, and anti-fungal properties.

Consuming thyme on a daily basis will prevent bacterial and viral infections and can treat chronic fatigue syndrome, Hashimoto’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vertigo, tinnitus and multiple sclerosis.

Thyme contains numerous essential nutrients – it’s rich in iron, calcium and magnesium which can regulate your blood pressure, stimulate proper red blood cell formation and distribute antioxidants in the body.

The herb is also rich in vitamin A, B, C and folic acid as well as various essential oils and bioflavonoids such as thymol, which is a powerful antioxidant.

Thyme can be used as a natural remedy against cancer as well. It contains terpenoids such as ursolic and rosmarinic acids, and regular consumption of the herb has shown that it can raise the levels of DHA in the kidneys, brain and heart cell membranes.

The essential oils in the herb can treat laryngitis, asthma, mouth inflammation, sore throat, coughs, bronchitis, throat infections and gingivitis. The best way to consume the herb is to prepare a cup of thyme tea.

Here’s how to prepare a cup of thyme tea:

Boil some water in a pot, then add about a teaspoon of dried herbs in it. Simmer the mixture for a couple of minutes more, then cover the pot and let it sit for 5 minutes.

All you need to do to treat these conditions is to drink thyme tea every morning.