Lemon Thyme

Thyme is an aromatic plant belonging to the mint family.

And all varieties of this plant are rich in healthy natural oils with antibacterial characteristics.

Lemon thyme, or thymus citriodorus has a strong lemon scent and flavor.

It is known to be remedy for ailments like:

  • Sore throat
  • Cold
  • hay fever
  • body aches
  • Insomnia
  • etc

Household gardener love to grow them in the garden for the aroma it brings to the garden and also the convenience of consumption.

How to brew

Add hot water to 2 ounces of fresh sprigs from the plant. Allow it to sit for approximately 5 minutes and strain after that. Add a little lemon juice and it’s ready to serve.

When brewed to alleviate ailments, it is suggested that the drink is consumed by sipping.

Health benefits

As mentioned above, lemon thyme is used across many cultures as a remedy for common ailments.

It is also claimed to be anti-aging, and a stimulant for white blood corpuscles production.