Thyme is an ancient plant used for centuries in the treatment of various diseases starting from the common flu to epileptic seizures. In the middle ages, the church used it as a mixture with lavender with equal ratio of both ingredients for putting it on the church floors so that unpleasant odor is eliminated. Likewise, it has been used for treating wounds thus preventing infections. It was applied crushed on the afflicted body areas.
The thyme essential oils contain powerful antiseptic, antiviral, anti-parasitic, anti-rheumatic, and anti-fungal qualities.
It is a perfect solution for chronic fatigue syndrome, lupus, multiple sclerosis, vertigo, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, tinnitus, fibromyalgia, and rheumatoid arthritis, due to the ability to reduce the viral load in the body if taken on regular basis. You will treat all these conditions by drinking thyme tea each morning.
Thyme content is full with minerals, vitamins, iron, potassium, and calcium; all these substances are very beneficial for proper red blood cell formation, blood pressure regulation, and antioxidant distribution in the body. Likewise, it is rich in folic acid, vitamin A, vitamin C, and B-complex vitamins.
This fantastic plant as well as contains different bioflavonoids and volatile oils, such as thymol being an essential oil with strong antioxidant properties.
Moreover, it incorporates potent cancer preventive properties since it is abundant with terpenoids like rosmarinic and ursolic acids. According to conducted studies, regular intake of thyme increases the amount of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid) in the brain, kidney, and heart cell membranes.
Thyme essential oils contain powerful expectorant and bronchial antispasmodic qualities thereby making them excellent prevention and treatment for the following health issues:
- Throat infections
- Sore throats
- Inflammation of the mouth
- Chronic and acute bronchitis
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