Thyme, scientifically known as thymus vulgari, is a powerful herb, which has the ability to kill all kinds of harmful bacteria, irritations, and inflammations. It is largely used on skin products and cooking.
It can also combat colds, flu, Strep, candida, and herpes, thanks to its ability to deliver antiviral, bactericidal, antibiotic, diuretic, fungicidal, expectorant, and antispetic effects.
Thyme also can stimulate the production of white blood cells, thereby boosting immunity. It’s also a great cleanser and can help you eliminate accumulated toxins and chemicals from your body.
Health Benefits of Thyme
Thyme offers a wide range of health benefits and can effectively combat:
- Sore throats
- Whooping coughs
The most effective way to use this herb is through inhalation. However, if you have thrushes, gingivitis, or other mouth infections, consider using thyme in mouthwash or toothpaste.
Thyme can also help you deal with chronic fatigue, depression, and insomnia. Likewise, it can enhnance the circulation, ameliorate your memory, and raise blood pressure. Thyme essential oil is normally used for disinfecting hands before surgery.
Other Uses of Thyme
- Combats urinary tract and bladder infections
- Cures nail fungus
- Treats vaginitis and candida
- An excellent hand sanitizer
- Helps in treating athlete’s foot
- Alleviates rheumatic pain, sciatica, arthritis, gout, sprains, sports injuries, and muscle aches.
- Soothes insect bites and skin irritation
- Removers warts or acne
- Used as a hair tonic
- Eliminates parasites
- Stabilizes irregular periods
- Accelerates healing of skin injuries
- Raises the content of omega-3 fatty acid DHA in the brain, kidneys, and heart cell membranes
To enjoy all these great benefits, you need to use thyme and its related products on a regular basis.