Τhyme is not only well-known for its aroma, but also for its vast medicinal properties since antiquity. The basic elements of its essential oil are thymol and carvacrol which have antiseptic, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Today it is known that it also has anticonvulsant and expectorant properties, as well as digestive, heating and diuretic effects. As a herbal tea, it is traditionally used to ease coughing and respiratory issues, as well as digestion problems.
Thyme is used as a seasoning in Mediterranean cuisine, but it is also a favoured herbal tea for its expectorant properties. The buds and leaves are used for the seasoning of fish, meat, sauces, soups, vegetables etc.
Organic thyme buds and leaves
Glass jar 30g