This herb is something that can help with a number of health issues. How often do you use this in your life?
Thyme is a herb that is known for its intense microbial powers. It is used most often in oil form for aromatherapy. However, thyme oil should always be used in moderation. When being used correctly you can benefit from it’s antiseptic, diuretic, antiviral, and antispasmodic properties. Thyme works to support the immune system by helping with the formation of white blood cells. This increases the bodies resistant to any invading organisms.
Thyme is in the mint family of plants and takes the form of a small attractive herb. It is usually covered with small white or pink flowers and for those who do not know there are actually around three hundred and fifty known thyme species. Fresh or dried thyme leaves and flowers can work wonders on any casseroles, stews, and soups.
This beneficial herb is easy to grow and would make a great addition to any garden. Thyme can be used for treating a number of respiratory issues like bronchitis and may even have the ability to kill the deadly MRSA hospital superbug. According to one study done at the University of Brighton, it was found that Thyme was able to kill off MRSA within just two hours. This is especially amazing considering it was able to do so without any sort of adverse effects on the intact skin.
Thyme is something I recommend having in your home, the health benefits alone are reason enough to get growing. If you want to know more about the benefits of thyme please take the time to watch the video below. But, please remember too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. Do not forget that thyme is something we need to use in moderation.