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Thyme Leaf Tea

Thyme Leaf Tea

Being so common as a culinary herb, Thyme is often overlooked as a traditional ingredient for many minor complaints. Recognising this plants potential Indigo Herbs brings you this lovely aromatic herb in the form of Thyme Leaf Tea to enjoy all its beneficial qualities. Not only can this ingredient be considered traditionally medicinal, it also has many interesting esoteric and magical uses that were prevalent throughout ancient Europe.

Thyme was used by the Egyptians as part of the embalming procedure to mummify the dead whereas the ancient Greeks used to burn the herb to purify their temples. This directly links with the meaning of the common name in Greek was ‘thymos’, meaning smoke or spirit. Among other attributes given to Thyme was the property of giving someone courage which was also a given character of the plant in medieval England. During the medieval period maidens would present scarves embroidered with the pattern of Thyme to their favourite knights so they wouldn't be over come with fear in battle. It was the Romans though who popularised this herb throughout Europe for its culinary uses. Other interesting esoteric characteristics include putting a sprig of Thyme under ones pillow to ward off nightmares and putting the herb in a coffin to confer the spirit swiftly to the next life.

Being a very small plant Thyme is well suited to being a ground cover herb with species being very low and spreading. Generally they grow to a height of around 8 inches in height and have small white to purple flowers. It is extremely aromatic with many of the species being bred for different tastes. These can especially be seen in the case of Lemon Thyme.

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Thyme (Loose Herbal Tea) 50g
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Latin Name: Thymus vulgaris

  • Traditionally used for its anti-microbial properties
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.
£3.49
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Indigo Herbs Thyme Leaf Loose Herbal Tea – premium quality Thymus vulgaris leaf, traditionally used for its anti-microbial properties. Thyme Leaf Tea can be infused in boiling water and made into a delicious herbal tea drink.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this herbal tea. We are unable to advise you here on the benefits of our herbal products, however we do recommend you take the opportunity to research the many benefits of this herb. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals. Please consult an Herbalist as to how this product can benefit you.

Also known as: Thyme, Common Thyme, Garden Thyme, common garden thyme, mother of thyme

Making a delicious cup of tea with loose leaf herbs is simple and easy. Brewing loose leaves is a traditional art with many different styles and varying items of tea brewing equipment on the market. There are one cup teaballs that can be filled with loose leaves, flowers, and barks and submerged straight into a boiling cup of hot water and then left to infuse. The rule of thumb with brewing loose leaves is to allow them to fully release their beneficial aromatic phyto-chemical content.

This process is lovingly called brewing and takes 5-10 minutes so a tea cosy is recommended if you are using a pot. When making a pot of tea it is advised that you use one teaspoon of loose leaf tea per person and one for the pot. Any true tea maker who truly appreciates the art would recommend heating the pot first, and of course when the tea is fully infused it is absolutely necessary that the drinker sits down and takes a minute to enjoy! For full instructions go to our How to make Herbal Tea Page.

Pour a cup of boiling water onto 2 tsp of the dried herb and let infuse for l0 minutes. This should be drunk three times a day.

Serving:

2g per one cup of boiling water, 3 times a day 

1 teaspoon equals 1 gram (1 tsp = 1g)
  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs.
  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Re-sealable air tight, foil pouch.
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients, absolutely nothing added.

Manufacture Process

Indigo Herbs Thyme Leaf Tea comes from plants that are grown for the specific use as tea. All plants are grown under strict supervision and the soil checked regularly for heavy metals and toxins. When this perennial is at peak maturity the leaves are separated from the root and air dried in the shade so none of the chemical constituents are destroyed by the sun. The leaf cut is then tested again for any pollutants before being shipped. This process complies with GMP standards and has the Indigo Herbs seal of approval.

Avoid in the conditions of epilepsy, pregnancy and high blood pressure.

Thyme (Loose Herbal Tea) 50g

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The product still hasn't arrived and it was to form part of a Christmas present. Goods from other companies i ordered later than this product all arrived before Christmas. Not happy. Especially as you have to wait 14 days to let them know a product hasn't arrived. Have only given a star to be able to write this review otherwise I would not give any star.
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excelllent thyme tea thank you
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Strong smell but fantastic. So many health benefits of this herb. Kills bacteria and viruses.
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Delivery was as expected, fast and on time Well packaged, Fresh, Has a tangy taste. Easy to drink.
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Parcel arrived promptly. Good packaging. Thyme Tea Leaves lovely and fresh.
Bio Health Pep-Thyme (60 Capsules)
  • Peppermint and Thyme Oil herbal supplement, Made from aromatic herbs that naturally contain volatile oils.
  • A perfect aid to easy breathing. Peppermints antiemetic action promotes sweating in fevers and influenza.
  • Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.
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Bio Health Pep-Thyme (60 Capsules) A perfect aid to easy breathing. Peppermints antiemetic action promotes sweating in fevers and influenza. Pollution is a current problem in towns and cities around the world. Governments and local councils are rightly concerned about the growing problem and considering ways to curb vehicle emissions and various air pollutants. As a result of pollution a growing number of people are experiencing breathing problems and respiratory conditions attributed to the growing issue of contaminated air. Pep-Thyme is a new product made from aromatic herbs that naturally contain volatile oils (Thyme and Menthol) known to aid easy breathing.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Pollution is a current problem in towns and cities around the world. Governments and local councils are rightly concerned about the growing problem and considering ways to curb vehicle emissions and various air pollutants. As a result of pollution a growing number of people are experiencing breathing problems and respiratory conditions attributed to the growing issue of contaminated air. Pep-Thyme is a new product made from aromatic herbs that naturally contain volatile oils (Thyme and Menthol) known to aid easy breathing.
Yogi Tea Organic Throat Comfort Tea (17 bags)
  • Fruity sweet tea is a way of saying thank you to our throats
  • Organic
  • Caffiene free
£2.39
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Yogi Tea Throat Comfort Tea - Organic (17 bags). Singing, speaking, swallowing, tasting. Our throat has a lot to cope with. This soothing, fruity sweet tea is our way of saying thank you to our throats. Liquorice and mullein combined with sweet cinnamon, orange peel and fennel make this delicious, soothing tea enjoyable throughout the day. The essence of this tea is: 'Comforting'.

Indigo Herbs has selected some of the best dietary supplements, teas & snacks from other leading health brands to complement our own extensive range of nutritionally dense superfoods, wholefoods, herbal powders and loose leaf teas. As well as being of the highest quality we believe these products directly relate to Indigo Herbs mission to offer our customers the best possible range of life enhancing health and nutrition supplements.

Liquorice, fennel, cinnamon, orange peel, ginger, thyme, mullein, orange oil, lemon oil, cardamom, black pepper, cloves, turmeric root

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