Arthritis is the inflammation of joints. It can be caused by several factors including immune system disorders and age. People who suffer from arthritis struggle with lots of pain and lack of motility on afflicted areas.
The inflammation in these areas prevents patients from performing several activities and enjoying their day healthily as they should, since they are always uncomfortable by moving or doing simple activities.
If you are one of these people or just know someone with arthritis looking for a natural solution, this entry is for you. Today we’ll exhibit some natural remedies for arthritis which are very trendy nowadays. But more specifically we’ll make an emphasis on a special recipe: Thyme tea.
What is Thyme tea?
Thyme, scientifically known as Thyme Vulgaris is a perennial plant from the mint family that has been anciently used to treat several affections. It has over 400 subspecies and has a distinctive taste that’s pleasant to taste reason why it is utilized not only on the health/medical are but also in gastronomy.
With its herbs we can make an infusion and drink it as a tea to enjoy all the amazing benefits this plant has to offer.
Benefits of Thyme tea
This plant has an abundance of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals necessary for a great life. Several studies have been directed to measure all the benefits of the Thyme with favorable results on alternative treatments for colon and breast cancer, since thymol,one of its main components boosts the immune system allowing patients to have a better quality of life at the same that reduces inflammatory reactions which are quite common in several chronic affections not just arthritis or cancer.
Thyme tea is also great to treat opportunistic bacteria and naturally restore intestinal transit
Thyme Tea Recipe
•2 teaspoons of dried thyme leaves
•3 cups of water
1. Boil 4 cups of water in a pot.
2. Add 2 teaspoons of dried leaves per every single cup of water.
3. Pour the boiling water into a teapot and let it steep for 10 to 15 minutes.
4. Add honey for flavor.
Other Uses of Thyme tea
- To treat coughs and soreness from flu
- To boost immune system and increase vitamin levels in compromised patients either by primary malnutrition or chronic diseases
- As a Disinfectant
- To control pests
- As a form of Perfume.
Possible Side effects of Thyme tea
Herbal teas usually go without any side effects, however in case of hypersensitivity and symptoms such as vomits, diarrhea, dizziness and skin rash suspend the treatment and consult your doctor immediately.
- Allergic subjects
- Massages & Hot and cold compresses
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding (unless it’s recommended by a physician)
- People with Renal or Hepatic Insufficiency
Other Natural Remedies for Arthritis
Ofcourse, you can combine this treatment with other natural recipes and remedies. This not only increases the effectiveness of the treatment but also helps you to try several alternatives at once and decide which one works better for you.
Other NATURAL methods to combine a treatment with Thyme Tea:
- Hot& Cold Compresses
- Healthy diet with benign unsaturated fatty acids
Some other herbs you can use for arthritis as well:
- Boswellia (Indian Frankincense)
- Ginkgo Biloba
Don’t be afraid to explore! The right alternative is there for you. All you need to do is keep looking for it.