The Greek word “thymus” means something like “courage” and that was probably the reason that the soldiers put the thyme in ancient Greece in the form of a wreath on the head when they went to war.
Thyme came from the Mediterranean region in the 11th century to us, it was the monks who brought him for his wonderful effect from the South. Thyme was grown in monastery gardens and it therefore quite quickly found its healing effect on all sorts of diseases. So it was, for example, Hildegard of Bingen, who wrote one of the first on the healing properties of thyme.
Even today, the thyme is used for example in cough, but of course he is also a spice that makes our food more palatable and digestible.
The essential oil of thyme is obtained by steam distillation, it smells very spicy and intense.
Thyme is antimicrobial, cleaning, antiparasitic, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral. Thyme oil helps with bronchitis, vascular diseases, Alzheimer, for cough, hepatitis, with heart disease, for dry cough, in infectious diseases.
Thyme oil revives, thus helping in exhaustion or even after long illnesses.
The thyme oil gives us strength and courage, it strengthens our confidence.
but that thyme oil is also antiseptic, it triggers spasms and obstructions, it boosts the body’s defense mechanism, it promotes blood circulation, it increases appetite and is good for digestion. it has a blood pressure increasing effect also.
Acne, asthma, lack of menstruation, bladder infections, bronchitis, diseases of the excretory, digestive diseases, fatigue, athlete’s foot, cough, pertussis, circulatory problems, listlessness, cold, sports injuries, to prevent colds and wounds.