on May 27, 2010
More than just a kitchen spice, Thyme is an antiseptic, antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial herb, that has been widely used for centuries as a remedy for the common cold, flu, bronchitis, coughs, soar throats and respiratory infections.
Thyme has proved to be an effective remedy for respiratory & digestive complaints. Not only does it fight the common cold by causing the body to sweat out the toxins, but as an internal antiseptic, it fights against further infection. The active ingredient, Thymol, works as an expectorant & cough suppressant. Externally, thyme can be used to treat parasitic infections.
Magical Uses: Efforts involving courage, healing, love, sleep and psychic ability will benefit form this herb.