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A delicate looking herb with a penetrating fragrance, thyme is a wonderful addition to delicious dishes.

Historically, the ancient Greeks used it in their baths and burnt it as incense in their temples, believing it was a source of courage.

Nowadays, thyme is widely used for cooking. Thyme is a basic ingredient in Greek cuisine. It is often used to flavor meats, soups and stews. It has a particular affinity to and is often used as a primary flavor with lamb.

Thyme, while flavorful, does not overpower and blends well with other herbs and spices.

Rich in Vitamin A that is a fat-soluble vitamin and an antioxidant essential for healthy mucus membranes and skin, thyme promotes healthy vision.

Thyme contains also antiseptic and antibiotic properties that make it a great remedy when you have a cold, cough or sore throat. According to a study, the herb is known to treat bronchitis and coughs. A cup of thyme tea is recommended for those with cold.