Medicinal plants

thyme

thyme

The genus Thymus belongs to the Lamiaceae family, originated in the western Mediterranean areas and includes wonderful plants that grow spontaneously in arid and stony soils, whether in the mountains or near the sea. Thyme is a perennial shrub plant that reaches heights of 50 centimeters. It has a very branched stem to form compact and woody bushes in the lower part. The leaflets, regardless of the species they belong to, are small and elongated and their color can vary from intense to less intense green, from light green to gray and silver. The peculiarity is that these leaves are covered with a very dense down. The flowers, gathered in spike inflorescences, are hermaphroditic and have a color ranging from white to pink.

Property


Thyme is a plant with many virtues and countless benefits. The active ingredients contained inside vary according to the harvesting period, according to how the plant is preserved and above all according to the cultivation that is carried out. The main elements capable of carrying out benefits for our body are phenols, in particular, thymol and carvachlor. Thymol is an antiseptic, vermifuge and antispasmodic that is used for the preparation of thyme products. Carvachlor is an antiseptic like thymol but is used in perfumery. Other essential oils that Thyme contains are: cimolo, thymene, linalool, cymene, luteolin and apinene. If the Thyme is harvested during the winter period there is a predominance of the whole thymol instead if it is harvested during the summer period, there is a predominance of phenols but above all of carvachlor.Thanks to its great properties, Thyme is also considered an excellent stimulant and invigorating, in fact, it is recommended for those who have problems with blood, indigestion and respiratory problems. The parts of the plant that are used are the flowering tops and leaves. The flowering parts are harvested from the beginning of the spring period to the end of the summer period, while the leaves are collected before flowering. Both the flowers and the leaves must be collected complete with the stem which are then left to dry in a ventilated and shaded place. it is also considered as an excellent stimulant and tonic, in fact, it is recommended for those who have blood circulation problems, poor digestion and respiratory problems. The parts of the plant that are used are the flowering tops and leaves. The flowering parts are harvested from the beginning of the spring period to the end of the summer period, while the leaves are collected before flowering. Both the flowers and the leaves must be collected complete with the stem which are then left to dry in a ventilated and shaded place. it is also considered as an excellent stimulant and tonic, in fact, it is recommended for those who have blood circulation problems, poor digestion and respiratory problems. The parts of the plant that are used are the flowering tops and leaves. The flowering parts are harvested from the beginning of the spring period to the end of the summer period, while the leaves are collected before flowering. Both the flowers and the leaves must be collected complete with the stem which are then left to dry in a ventilated and shaded place. The flowering parts are harvested from the beginning of the spring period to the end of the summer period, while the leaves are collected before flowering. Both the flowers and the leaves must be collected complete with the stem which are then left to dry in a ventilated and shaded place. The flowering parts are harvested from the beginning of the spring period to the end of the summer period, while the leaves are collected before flowering. Both the flowers and the leaves must be collected complete with the stem which are then left to dry in a ventilated and shaded place.

Uses

There are many uses that are made with the leaves and flowers of Thyme. Among the various healing properties that have been recognized in this plant there are also the anti-inflammatory and disinfectant action. The balsamic properties of Thyme are exploited against colds, coughs, bronchitis and asthma. Used in the form of infusions and herbal teas, Thyme is an excellent remedy against infections and wounds. Its properties are effective against urinary infections, bacterial infections of the respiratory tract and is also able to treat indigestion and abdominal muscle pain caused by gastrointestinal problems. The presence of aromatic substances inside make it very useful to counteract headaches, stress, nervousness and to tone the body. Thyme substances are transported by the blood to the female genital organs and perform a decongestant action, in fact, a thyme tea is recommended for women in case of menstrual pain. In addition to performing excellent healing actions for the well-being of our body, Thyme also carries out well-being actions on the hair and skin. An infusion of Thyme should be used at the time of rinsing after shampooing, its antiseptic properties allow to regulate the production of sebum in the scalp so that the hair roots become less greasy. Widely used by those who have oily hair, just add a drop of its oils to the shampoo. In addition, Thyme is an excellent disinfectant for the skin and has a relaxing effect on the face because it stimulates blood circulation. a thyme tea is recommended for women in case of menstrual pain. In addition to performing excellent healing actions for the well-being of our body, Thyme also carries out well-being actions on the hair and skin. An infusion of Thyme should be used at the time of rinsing after shampooing, its antiseptic properties allow to regulate the production of sebum in the scalp so that the hair roots become less greasy. Widely used by those who have oily hair, just add a drop of its oils to the shampoo. In addition, Thyme is an excellent disinfectant for the skin and has a relaxing effect on the face because it stimulates blood circulation. a thyme tea is recommended for women in case of menstrual pain. In addition to performing excellent healing actions for the well-being of our body, Thyme also carries out well-being actions on the hair and skin. An infusion of Thyme should be used at the time of rinsing after shampooing, its antiseptic properties allow to regulate the production of sebum in the scalp so that the hair roots become less greasy. Widely used by those who have oily hair, just add a drop of its oils to the shampoo. In addition, Thyme is an excellent disinfectant for the skin and has a relaxing effect on the face because it stimulates blood circulation. Thyme also carries out well-being actions on hair and skin. An infusion of Thyme should be used at the time of rinsing after shampooing, its antiseptic properties allow to regulate the production of sebum in the scalp so that the hair roots become less greasy. Widely used by those who have oily hair, just add a drop of its oils to the shampoo. In addition, Thyme is an excellent disinfectant for the skin and has a relaxing effect on the face because it stimulates blood circulation. Thyme also carries out well-being actions on hair and skin. An infusion of Thyme should be used at the time of rinsing after shampooing, its antiseptic properties allow to regulate the production of sebum in the scalp so that the hair roots become less greasy. Widely used by those who have oily hair, just add a drop of its oils to the shampoo. In addition, Thyme is an excellent disinfectant for the skin and has a relaxing effect on the face because it stimulates blood circulation. Widely used by those who have oily hair, just add a drop of its oils to the shampoo. In addition, Thyme is an excellent disinfectant for the skin and has a relaxing effect on the face because it stimulates blood circulation. Widely used by those who have oily hair, just add a drop of its oils to the shampoo. In addition, Thyme is an excellent disinfectant for the skin and has a relaxing effect on the face because it stimulates blood circulation.

Curiosity

Thyme was a plant known and widespread since ancient times, ancient cultures were already aware of its healing and aromatic properties and made use of it. In Greece, for example, it was highly appreciated and used in cooking for its great aromatic properties. In the Egypt of the Pharaohs, however, great use was made for embalming. In Ancient Rome, the Romans passed on their body, before entering the war, water and thyme. Thyme, in the Greek language, indicates strength and courage. Its use also dates back to the Middle Ages: the twigs of thyme plants were placed under the pillow on which you slept in such a way as to ward off nightmares and make sweet dreams. It was a symbol of good luck and kept evil away, in fact,

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