Thyme, Sage, and Peppermint Tea for coughs and fever. Thyme is a powerful antiseptic, while sage is used to relieve excess mucous buildup and peppermint essential oil is thought to help ease congestion from colds and improve breathing.
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon sage
1 teaspoon dried peppermint
1 cup boiling water
Place the herbs in a tea ball or strainer in a cup.
Pour the boiling water over them, cover and steep 8 to 10 minutes.
Sweeten with honey.
Sip while warm, up to two cups a day, for 3 to 4 days.
Recipe makes 1 serving.
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