The power of nature is an invaluable, as it is taking care of everything in the best way possible. Herbs as a part of nature have been used for different purposes since the beginning of human life.
Herbal medicine (botanical medicine or phytomedicine), refers to using plants (plant’s seeds, roots, berries, leaves, bark, or flowers) for medicinal purposes. Herbalism is an old tradition of use outside of conventional medicine. Because of its improvements in analysis and quality control, it is becoming more mainstream. There is, also advanced clinical research that shows the value of herbal medicine in treating and preventing diseases.
Researchers found that the people in different parts of the world have a tendency to use the same or similar plants for the same purposes.
When chemical analysis first became available (early 19th century), scientists began to extract and modify the active ingredients from plants. Over the time, the use of herbal medicines declined in favor of drugs, and according to the statistics, one fourth of pharmaceutical drugs are derived from botanicals.
However, the World Health Organization estimated that recently 80% of people worldwide rely on herbal medicines for their primary health care.
Herbs have the ability to boost health and prevent the development of chronic diseases. Plants can help you feel better and get the energy you need. They are packed with fiber, vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, and even healthy fats.
One of the most popular herbs around the globe is a thyme, which is excellent for your overall health.
Because of its great effects in the treatment of lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis, it’s been long used in the production of pharmaceutical solutions. Thyme is packed with the minerals your body needs to work properly (potassium, calcium, and iron).
Here are some other health benefits provided by thyme:
- Enhances the production of red blood cells
- Combats dizziness as it is a natural antioxidant
- Treats fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, lupus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, chronic fatigue,
- Relieves the symptoms of a cough, sore throat, bronchitis, laryngitis and asthma
The recipe of Thyme tea
– 4-5 Tbsp. organic thyme
– 1 cup water
– 1 Tsp. raw honey
Method of Preparation:
1) Boil the water, and let it cool (1 minute)
2) Add the thyme, and wait for three minutes
3) Sweeten your tea using honey.
If you use thyme regularly you’ll see amazing results instantly, within the first few days.