Thyme – Organic – Freeze Dried


Thyme is an herb from the mint family that  you probably recognize from your spice set. But it’s so much more than  an after-thought ingredient.

Its range of use is impressive, and  it has over 400 subspecies. Ancient Egyptians used it in their embalming  practices, while ancient Greeks used it as incense.

Thanks to its  distinctive taste, thyme has remained a culinary staple to this day.  But thyme is also fast gaining a reputation for its medicinal qualities,  such as its ability to help treat acne and high blood pressure.

It’s about thyme

If  you’re tired of buying and trying over-the-counter acne medication with  no good results, you may be in luck. Thyme is known for its  antibacterial properties and it might have a future as an acne-fighting  ingredient.

When thyme is steeped in alcohol for days or weeks, it turns into a solution known as a tincture. Researchers in the U.K. have tested the effects of thyme tinctures on acne.

In  the one study done on thyme tincture, the findings were impressive.  This natural herb preparation fought pimples better than antiacne  products, which included benzoyl peroxide. Time will tell if this remedy  is an effective acne treatment.

Thyme to lower blood pressure

Thymus linearis Benth. is a species of thyme found in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

A recent study found that an extract was able to significantly reduce heart rate in  rats with high blood pressure, and it was also able to lower their  cholesterol.

One sure way to use thyme to help lower your heart rate is to substitute it for salt in your foods.

Thyme to stop coughing

Thyme essential oil, which is obtained from its leaves, is often used as a natural cough remedy. In one studyTrusted Source, a combination of thyme and ivy leaves helped to alleviate coughing and other symptoms of acute bronchitis.

Next time you’re faced with a cough or sore throat, try drinking some thyme tea.

Thyme to boost your immunity

Getting  all the vitamins your body needs every day can be challenging. Luckily,  thyme is packed with vitamin C and is also a good source of vitamin A.  If you feel a cold coming on, thyme can help get you back in good  health.

Another health benefit of thyme: It’s a good source of copper, fiber, iron, and manganese.

Thyme to disinfect

Mold  is a common yet potentially dangerous air pollutant that can lurk in  your home. Once you identify it, take the necessary steps to get rid of  it once and for all. Thyme oil may be the answer for low mold  concentrations.

source credits:  Medically reviewed by Natalie Butler , R.D., L.D. — Written by Summer Fanous

This statement is not intended to treat or cure a disease and is not FDA Approved.


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