Our bodies became overburdened due to the unhealthy modern lifestyles we lead, constant stress, unhealthy diets, and contaminated environment. Therefore, we are prone to various ailments and diseases.
However, people often turn to natural remedies and alternative medicine these days as conventional treatments and drugs can lead to serious side- effects and often fail to address the root cause of the health issue.
Thyme is one of the most powerful natural remedies that can be an excellent alternative to products treating multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia.
Thyme has been used as a popular culinary herb and a medicinal healer and protector for thousands of years. The ancient Romans used it to treat the effects of poisoning, and it has been used as a natural way to medicate bandages before the invention of modern antibiotics.
Its active ingredient, thymol, offers extremely powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties, and numerous flavonoids that improve its antioxidant capacity.
This healthy plant offers multiple health benefits, as it supports the formation of red blood cells, regulates blood pressure, treats asthma and a sore throat, relieves chronic fatigue, regulates hormones, fights vertigo, and naturally fights lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.
It has an impressive nutritional profile, and one ounce of fresh thyme (28 grams) contains:
- 44.8 milligrams vitamin C (75 percent DV)
- 1,330 IU vitamin A (27 percent DV)
- 171 milligrams potassium (5 percent DV)
- 113 milligrams calcium (11 percent DV)
- 44.8 milligrams magnesium (11 percent DV)
- 0.1 milligram riboflavin (8 percent DV)
- 0.2 milligram copper (8 percent DV)
- 4.9 milligrams iron (27 percent DV)
- 0.5 milligram manganese (24 percent DV)
- 0.1 milligram vitamin B6 (5 percent DV)
- 6.8 grams carbohydrates
- 1.6 grams protein
- 0.5 gram fat
- 3.9 grams fiber
- 28 calories
Here is a simple way to help you reap the benefits of this herb:
- A handful of thyme (fresh or dried)
- 1 cup of boiled water
- Honey (optional)
Wash the thyme, place it in a bowl, and pour the water over it. Strain after a few minutes, and sweeten with honey. Drink this remedy on a daily basis, and you will soon get rid of all the symptoms!