Medical Medium Blog

Thyme

Thyme has a powerful ability to kill off bacteria and viruses and should be taken at first signs of a cold or illness. It is a rich source of several essential vitamins such as vitamins A, E, C, K, B-complex and folate and it is also one of the best sources of calcium, iron, manganese, selenium, and potassium. Thyme contains antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, carminative, diaphoretic, and expectorant properties which supports healing throughout the entire body. 

Thyme is vital to help stimulate memory, prevent nightmares and melancholy, ease headache and muscle tension, soothe coughs, relieve fevers, and fight colds and infections. It also contains a compound called carvacrol which is an excellent natural tranquilizer and has a tonic effect on the entire nervous system. Thyme is a good source of pyridoxine which is known to play an important role in manufacturing GABA levels in the brain, aid in regulating sleep patterns, and benefit neurotransmitter function in the brain. GABA is also one of the best natural defenses against stress damage. 

Thyme is a great purifying herb for the digestive tract and has been found to destroy certain intestinal hookworms and roundworms and aid in the digestion of rich or fatty foods. Thyme has some of the highest antioxidant levels among herbs. It is packed with bioflavonoids such as lutein, zeaxanthin, and naringenin which have all been shown to have powerful effects on eliminating free-radicals and other disease producing substances from the body. 

Thyme oil has been used as a local antiseptic and antimicrobial since ancient times and is highly beneficial in supporting the immune system and for easing fatigue and weakness after illness. Thyme oil can also help to stop hair loss by improving blood flow to the scalp and feeding the roots of the hair. Consider using more fresh thyme in your food by adding it to soups, salads, guacamole, vegetables, potatoes, rice, etc... Fresh thyme also makes a powerful and very healing tea. Steep a handful of fresh sprigs in hot water for at least 10 minutes or it can be soaked overnight in a pitcher of water and sipped throughout the day. Add honey or lemon, if desired.

This item posted: 05-Mar-2015

 

Anthony William, Inc. - Disclaimer for Medical Medium Blog

This blog, its content and any linked material are presented for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or prescribing. Nothing contained in or accessible from this blog should be considered to be medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or prescribing, or a promise of benefits, claim of cure, legal warranty, or guarantee of results to be achieved. Never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read in this blog or in any linked material. Neither Anthony William nor Anthony William, Inc. is a medical doctor or other licensed healthcare practitioner or provider. Consult with a licensed healthcare professional before altering or discontinuing any current medications, treatment or care, or starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program, or if you have or suspect you might have a health condition that requires medical attention. The United States Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated any statement, claim, or representation made in or accessible from this blog or any linked material. The content of this blog and any linked material does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Anthony William, Inc. or the principal author and is not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up-to-date. This article may contain links to other resources on the Internet. These links are provided as citations and aids to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that Anthony William, Inc. or the principal author recommends, endorses, supports, sponsors, or is in any way affiliated or associated with any person or entity associated with the linked material, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the linked material. If you would like to communicate with us, please visit our website at http://www.medicalmedium.com

Copyright© 2021 Anthony William, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

< Back to Medical Medium Blog

Thanks for printing this post. For more, visit www.medicalmedium.com

Medical Medium Blog

Subscribe to
Medical Medium
on YouTube:

Recent posts:

Sweet Violet - Sweet violet is a medicinal flower and herb that has been used for thousands of years for its healing properties. It is rich in vitamins A & C and is packed with bioflavonoids and anti-ca..
Elderflower - Elderflower tea is a soothing and healing beverage that contains strong anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Elderflowers are rich in vitamins A, C, and B-complex as ..
Persimmons - Persimmons are a sweet and delicious fruit that are an excellent source of vitamin A, C, and B-complex and minerals such as potassium and manganese. They contain an anti-cancer and anti-tumor..
Sunflower Sprouts - Sunflower Greens (also known as sunflower sprouts) are a great tasting micro-green that are grown from sunflower seeds. Sunflower greens are a complete protein and are considered to be the mo..
Pistachios - Pistachios are one of the healthiest nuts available due to their high content of protein, calcium, iron, oleic acids, and antioxidants such as vitamins A & E. Pistachios contain less fat ..
Butternut Squash - Winter Squash is a highly nutritious and alkaline food which rich in phytonutrients and antioxidants. Varieties of Winter Squash include Butternut, Acorn, Delicata, Kabocha, Kuri, Buttercup, ..
Cilantro - Cilantro is a phenomenal herb that is packed with vitamins A, K, & C, minerals such as iron, calcium, and magnesium, and has more antioxidants than most fruits or vegetables. Cilantro is ..
Burdock Root - Burdock root is a medicinal herb and food that has powerful anti-tumor, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial properties. Burdock root is one of the top recommended herbal remedi..
Elderberries - Elderberries are one of the most effective remedies for viral and bacterial infections such as colds and flu and can substantially shorten the duration of your illness if you get sick. They c..
Watercress - Watercress is a green leafy vegetable that is very rich in vitamins A, C, K and beta carotene and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, copper, and potassium. It contains high levels of iodine..
Kiwi - Kiwi fruit is exceptionally high in vitamin C, in fact it contains even more vitamin C than an orange. It also contains high amounts of vitamins E, A, & K as well as flavonoids, antioxida..
Cloves - Cloves are a highly prized medicinal spice that have been used for centuries in treating digestive and respiratory ailments. Cloves contain good amounts of vitamins A, C, K, and B-complex as ..
Tarragon - Tarragon is a culinary and medicinal herb that is rich in vitamins A, C, and B-complex and minerals such as zinc, iron, and magnesium. It is known to help stimulate the appetite, relieve flat..
Raspberry Leaf - Raspberry leaf herb is a rich source of vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, bioflavonoids and antioxidants. Raspberry leaf is excellent for sore throats, canker sores, cold sores, anemia, co..
Mullein - Mullein flowers and leaves contain powerful anti-bacterial and expectorant properties that have the ability to substantially remove phlegm from the lungs and mucous from the body. This makes ..
Sunflower Seeds - Sunflower seeds have the power to nourish the entire body. They are a rich source of easily digestible and assimilable protein which is essential for the repair of tissues, nerves, and cells...
Sweet Potatoes - Sweet Potatoes are an incredibly nutritious food that are packed with antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamins C, E & D, and minerals such as manganese and iron. They are also high in po..
Olive Leaf - Olive Leaf is a powerful and effective medicinal that contains tremendous healing properties for the immune, cardiovascular, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, and lymphatic system. It is p..
Reishi - Reishi mushroom is a prized medicinal food that has been called the “medicine of kings” and the ”elixir of eternal life” due to its astounding and powerful health bene..
Yarrow - Yarrow is a medicinal flower that has been used for centuries due to its ability to act as an effective health tonic for the whole body. It can help provide relieve for inflammation, muscle s..

Follow Medical Medium on Instagram:

Medical Medium Instagram



Copyright © 2021 Anthony William, Inc. - "Medical Medium" is a registered trademark owned by Anthony William, Inc. - All Rights Reserved
Home - Medical Medium Podcast - Media - Blog - Medical Medium Books
Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - Terms of Use - Web Design: Uplift Design