Thyme Tea Recipe with Honey
This thyme tea recipe with honey makes a delicious concentrate that can be used as a base for hot or iced teas. Thyme contains Thymol, which has powerful antimicrobial properties and can be useful for alleviating coughs. In the winter, a warm tea is perfect for alleviating coughs, in the summer try adding fresh lemon juice and water or sparking water for a delicious lemonade. Try using the same method for different herbs such as mint, rosemary, or rose geranium. Keep the concentrate in your fridge, and whip up a batch anytime.
Soothing Thyme and Honey Tea
Serving Suggestions: In bed, after a hot bath.
- 2 cups drinking water
- 1 bunch thyme about 10-15 springs
- 2/3 cup organic raw honey
In a pot with a lid, bring water to a boil. Once boiling, lower heat, add thyme, cover, and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat, and whisk in honey, until completely dissolved. Strain thyme, and keep concentrate in glass jar in the refrigerator, up to 2 months.
To use, either take teaspoonfuls directly, or make tea by adding 1-2 teaspoons thyme/honey concentrate to a mug and fill with hot water. Serve with lemon.