The herb thyme is a storehouse of useful properties, the main of which are soothing and disinfecting.
The herb thyme is applied:
- with bronchitis, catarrh of the upper respiratory tract, pneumonia, colds as an expectorant in the form of a liquid extract or decoction;
- as a pain reliever for neuritis and radiculitis;
- for compresses, aromatic baths, lotions;
- as an analgesic and irritant agent for diseases of muscles, joints and distant nerve trunks;
- as an anti-putrefactive, diuretic, diaphoretic, sedative.
Thyme herb collected in the flowering phase will analgesic, sedative, antispasmodic, wound healing, disinfecting and aromatic action, perfect for douching and therapeutic baths.
Thyme herb can be planted in open ground by seedlings or sowing seeds. The plant develops slowly, so it is better to sow the seeds in March, under a film, on wet soil, slightly sprinkling with river sand. Requires moderate watering, and fertilizing after cutting the greens with mineral fertilizers. It grows best on fertile, light, moist and wind-protected soils, in which there are no weeds and their rhizomes. Thyme is photophilous and grows well in illuminated areas; it can be grown in one place for about four years.
Thyme tea it turns out unforgettable in taste and smell, brings vitality with it, increases efficiency, reduces fatigue and anxiety. The polyphenol in thyme will help the cell's genetic material to protect itself from damage.
Essential oil from thyme is used in cosmetology, as it has aromatic, bactericidal, wound healing, antiseptic effects, which are very necessary for human skin. Also, the oil helps to stop hair loss, helps in the fight against acne, herpes and purulent inflammation.