Thyme is a magic plant that has been used for centuries in treating various diseases, varying from flu to epileptic seizures.
It has also been used for healing wounds and preventing infections by crushing it and applying it directly to the wanted place. Besides its healing properties, in the middle ages, people mixed it with lavender and sprinkled it all over church floors in order to prevent unpleasant odors.
Thyme essential oils have anti-rheumatic, anti-parasitic, anti-fungal, antiviral, and antiseptic properties. By using it regularly, you will lower the viral load in your body, which makes this plant perfect for cases of tinnitus, multiple sclerosis, lupus, vertigo, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia.
What you need to do is actually very simple – just drink thyme tea every morning! Thyme is high in vitamins and minerals, including potassium, calcium and iron, all of which extremely benefit for proper forming of red blood cells, distributing antioxidants in the body, and regulating blood pressure. It is also rich in folic acid, vitamin C, A, and B-complex vitamins.
Moreover, being rich in terpenoids such as rosmarinic and ursolic acids, it has powerful properties that help prevent cancer. Studies have shown that regular consummation of thyme raises the amount of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid) in the brain, kidney, and the heart cell membranes.
The essential oils found in thyme have strong expectorant and bronchial antispasmodic properties, making them perfect for healing and preventing:
- throat infections
- acute and chronic bronchitis
- sore throats
- mouth inflammation