Pharmaceutical drugs don’t offer much for the treatment of alcohol addiction. Their side effects can do more harm than good. Part of kicking the alcohol habit involves eliminating alcohol cravings, which can be achieved through supplementation.
Thyme tea is recommended for alcoholism. It helps eliminate alcohol dependence.
According to the University of Kentucky’s Stephen C. Byrnes, N.D, an overgrowth of a bacteria naturally found in the intestine are cause by regular alcohol consumption, This bacteria can overpopulate and cause a lot of symptoms such as alcohol cravings.
Thyme has unbelievable antiviral, fungicidal, antibiotic, diuretic, antispasmodic, expectorant, bactericidal, and antiseptic properties.
Thyme helps the body to eliminate toxins. It also helps boost the immune system by supporting the formation of white blood cells, increasing resistance to invading organisms.
Thyme is a great remedy for physical and psychological weakness. Thus, thyme can help treat alcoholism and reduce alcohol cravings.
Addicted to Alcohol? Try Thyme Tea!
Take 3 tablespoons of wild thyme and add one cup of boiling water. Let sit for an hour. Take one tablespoon every 15 minutes. Wild thyme extract causes nausea and vomiting when taken with alcohol. The appetite is increased and the patient becomes very thirsty. When taking one teaspoon 3-4 times a day, it can act as a deterrent. Drink it for 2-3 weeks; wait for ten days to two weeks and then start again.
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