Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris), a small delicate herb, cultivated in gardens everywhere for its exquisite culinary seasoning, especially among French cuisine, has in recent years become equally known for its therapeutic uses.
The ancient Greeks are said to have bathed in fragrant essences of thyme, and to have made healing incense from the dried leaves. Among mystics, thyme is thought to inspire courage and protect from negativity.
Today, holistic practitioners and even western medicine are giving thyme a second look for both its healing properties as an essential oil and superfood to heal illness and inflammation. Continue reading