The Romans brewed Thyme as a tea to help cure nasty coughs and aid digestion. It was also thought that Thyme would protect against poison, by eating the herb before or after a meal.
Thyme tea can also help boost the immune system and keeps healthy bacteria in balance.
What you will need
- 2x sprigs fresh thyme
- boiling water
- lemon, lime or honey
- Pour boiling water into a cup and add 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
- Let it steep for up to 10 minutes
- Strain leaves and add a tsp of honey or a slice of lemon or lime