Thyme is one of the most popular culinary herbs that originated from Southern Europe and the Mediterranean regions. Thyme is filled with essential minerals and vitamins that are required for our health. It is the richest source of potassium, iron, magnesium, calcium, manganese and selenium. This herb is also a rich source of vital vitamins like B-complex vitamins, beta carotene, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin E and folic acid. Thyme has a good antibacterial effect compared to benzoyl peroxide present in acne creams and face washes. Oils of aromatic plants like thyme can act as a natural preservative for food products. This can protect food from many common food-borne bacteria that lead to human illnesses. The extract of chamomile and thyme oil acts as an antifungal agent to heal eczema-like lesions. Thyme has anti-inflammatory properties that are useful to cure chronic inflammation of the body. The thyme herb has thymol, an oil that has antiseptic and anti-fungal properties. Fresh thyme herbs contain the highest level of antioxidants among all other herbs. Thyme has volatile oils that protect your brain by increasing essential omega-3 fatty acids in your brain, maintaining healthy cells and slowing down the ageing process.

Botanical Name

Thymus vulgaris

Application Result

Anti-septic, Pain reliever, Blood flow activator

Applicable Dosage