Know your body. Whatever you eat, drink, and put on your body, you need to know what works and what doesn’t.
Are you that person that takes Benadryl with the sign of a little sniffle? Or maybe if your throat feels a little scratchy you get out the chloraseptic spray.
I am not fussing at you, if that works fine, however, can you consider another way?
Have you considered you may not be coming down with ‘something’ you may have a food allergy?
According to Food Allergy & Education (FARE), researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies.
Sometimes it can take 2 to 3 days before your body shows a reaction to something you ate. So what should you do?
The body needs 24 hr support. What are you doing, or taking to give your body what it needs? Do you know what it needs?
Have you tried using herbals, the legal ones in the Southeast? Ha!
Herbals, essential oils, smoothies, lemon water, and other natural methods can help keep your body above the wellness line. We are going to dive into a lot of these in upcoming posts.
Education is key but it means nothing until you apply and share it with others.
We keep a lot of thyme around the house to help support our immune system. You can make a thyme tea or ‘cough syrup’ and just keep the excess in the frig.
We’ve used this recipe for a few years and even some of my extended family uses it as their ‘go to’.
Thyme Tea / ‘Cough Syrup’
2 cups of water
1 cup of thyme
1/2 to 1 cup of honey
lemon juice/oil optional
peppermint oil optional
-Bring 2 cups of water to a boil.
-Pour in 1 cup of thyme, turn off the stove, and cover.
-Let stand until cool.
-Strain and pour into a jar.
-Add honey and shake well.
-Store in the refrigerator and use as needed.
Disclaimer: This is not used to diagnose or treat any specific disease or illness. This is used as a natural alternative. Please research and use your own judgement when using natural alternative elixirs.
What do you do/use to keep yourself above the wellness line?
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- Recipe modified: http://www.ehow.com/list_6184565_health-benefits-thyme-tea_.html