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Wild Thyme tea

Wild Thyme tea has been used in Hunza over centuries as a medicinal herb which is very effective in treating Flu, sore Hunza Herbal Tea, Tumuru Chaithroat, cough and stomach aches. It is a herb that grows on high altitude and is purely organic, people of Hunza specially visit pastures/meadows to collect tumuru, dry and store them.

In Hunza Cuisine, we use it in special herbal soup locally famous as Tumuru Dawdo. We brew Wild Thyme to make Wild Thyme tea, it is a herbal tea locally known as Tumuru Chai which now is a famous Hunza Herbal Tea in Gilgit-Baltistan. We do not grow thyme at homes and on fields rather we pick and store purely organic type thyme from Meadows.

Ingredients for single serving:

Dried wild thyme/tumuru  1 tbsp.

Water                                       300 ml

How to make Wild Thyme tea


Pour 300 ml of water in a pan and bring it to boil.Hunza Herbal Tea, Tumuru Chai









Add 1 tablespoon of Hunza Herbal Tea leaves, Tumuru Chai into boiling water.

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After a minute of adding the dried wild thyme, lower the flame. Cover the lid and let the mixture simmer for 2 minutes.

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Strain the tea before serving. The color of the tea depends onHunza Herbal Tea, Tumuru Chai the time we simmer the tea.










Hunza Herbal Tea, Tumuru Chai is served without any seasonings.

For added taste and flavor some people like to add sugar or Hunza Herbal Tea, Tumuru Chaiorganic honey.

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