Thyme water for sore throat

Thyme water gargle for sore throat

Thyme also belongs to mint family. It is well known for its aroma and grown in Western countries fondly for its appearance as well as for aroma. In many herbal decoctions for cold, thyme is an important ingredient. It is a cough suppressant herb.

What you need:

  1. Fresh thyme half bunch
  2. Salt
  3. Water – 2 cups
  4. Honey- 2 tsp

How to prepare?

  • Mix thyme and water on low heat. Simmer till the content of water reduces to half. Strain and add honey, salt. Store in a jar. One can also prepare just thyme tea to get rid of cold and sore throat.

To use:

  • Take couple of spoon as tonic or gargle with the liquid every 3 hours, until the cough, sore throat reduces.
  • Image credit: Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay  (Free for commercial use)

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: December 5, 2019

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