The origin of thyme herb comes for the Greek word thymon which means courage. the is the reason many soldiers such as the Romans used it in their bathing water to improve their vigor and the Scottish Highlanders drank thyme tea for strength and courage.
It was also used for female disorders such as relieving menstrual pain and restoring balance in the uterus.
Thyme is antibacterial, anti-parasitic and antiseptic, and it is rich in vegetable iron. and so it helps the body to produce white blood cells to resist infection as in colds and flu.
As a herbal remedy, it:
As a gargle for aggravated throat conditions, put 1 tablespoon of Thyme from Pure Herbs (to order contact me) per cup of water.
In times of crisis, use every 2 to 4 hours, as needed, 40 drops per one teaspoon of water.
Steep dried thyme leaves in hot water for a few minutes and put in honey. this can be used for:
The above reasons are why I love thyme herb.
It is growing in my kitchen and I use it constantly in my cooking.
I also use oregano which fights viruses and bacteria, ginger which is good for preventing colds (is not in a pot), and rosemary which has antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxydant properties.