Thyme(Herb) makes an excellent cough tea

The herb is antibacterial, antifungal and spasmolytic, so it fights agents that cause bronchitis and helps to quell a spasmodic cough. It is also a first-rate expectorant, aiding the body to eliminate accumulated mucus. In herbal cough syrups and cough drops, you will typically find natural thyme extract

HOW TO MAKE THYME TEA

Thyme tea is delicious, soothing, and comforting. Learn how to make thyme tea using fresh or dried thyme.

PREP TIME1 minute
COOK TIME5 minutes
TOTAL TIME6 minutes
  • 3 sprigs of fresh thyme ( or 2 sprigs of dried thyme)
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place the thyme sprigs into a teacup. Pour about 1 1/2 cup boiling water, cover, and let it steep for about 5 minutes. Remove the sprigs before drinking.

Alternative method:

If you have a tea ball infuser, chop the thyme sprigs. Place them into the tea ball and put the ball into a teacup. Pour boiling water over it, cover, and let it steep for about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Yield

1 portion

Serving Size

full recipeAmount Per ServingCalories9Total Fat0.2gSaturated Fat0gTrans Fat0gUnsaturated Fat0gCholesterol0mgSodium15mgCarbohydrates2.2gFiber1.3gSugar0gProtein0.5g

Nutrition facts provided on this website are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a qualified health care provider for personalized diet advice and make sure that each of the ingredients is allowed in your diet.