Thyme powder: properties, benefits:

Thyme is an aromatic herb with many properties and excellent in the kitchen to make different types of dishes tastier. The use of thyme is particularly suitable for the treatment of diseases affecting the respiratory tract. There are hundreds of varieties of thyme, some of which are characterized by a pleasant lemon aroma.
Thyme can boast an unexpected vitamin content, both in reference to vitamin C and vitamins of group B. It also contains thymol, linaiol and mineral salts.
It is an officinal and aromatic plant, which presents inside an essential oil and beneficial substances thanks to which the thyme is attributed with balsamic, anticatarral and antiseptic properties. Among the minerals contained in the thyme we find manganese, iron, potassium, calcium and magnesium.
Thyme is also considered a tonic and a stimulant of the digestive system. It is also considered by alternative medicine to be a real natural antibiotic and a diuretic. Finally, thyme is given significant antioxidant properties in the protection of cell membranes.

Origins and history:

Thyme is the botanically known plant with the name of Thymus vulgaris, also known as erbuccia or sermollo, and it is a spice that together with savory, rosemary and sage helps to perfume the Mediterranean scrub. Always appreciated in the kitchen both for the taste and for the digestive and antiseptic properties conducive to the conservation of the meats. When there were no refrigerators, thyme was used for food preservation, given the significant presence of essential oil with anti-fouling action.


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