Thyme is considered to be among the best natural remedies ever. It is considered to be a very powerful and really effective disinfectant that you can use externally (like a wash) or internally, against any infection. Thyme can help you against sore throat, different infections or to fight the flu as well as various colds.
You can also prepare thyme tea that will help you treat any cough or chest complaint. Use it also to prepare various antifungal remedies. It contains plenty of different antioxidants and can be used as a tonic.
In this article, we’re going to offer you a recipe of thyme syrup that will soothe any cold or cough immediately!
Ginger Thyme Cough Syrup
- ¾ of a cup of raw honey
- 1 knuckle of minced ginger
- 2 handfuls fresh thyme
- 1 and a ½ cups of water (if you want it to be more liquid, add more water)
Use a pot to combine the thyme with the ginger. Then, add the water and leave the mixture to boil. Simmer it all for 5 or 10 minutes. Some experts advise not to add honey in hot beverages, so leave it to cool down for a while and then add the honey slowly. The syrup should rest from 30 to 60 minutes. In the end, strain it and keep it in glass bottles or jars. Heat the filtered syrup once again. Let it reach a boiling point. Leave it to cool again and transfer it to the bottles or jars again. Keep it in a cool place, like the fridge for example.
In case you’re an adult, take 3-5 tablespoons every day.
In case you should give it to your children, give them 3-5 teaspoons every day.