benefits of thyme

Benefits of Thyme

11. Breast cancer
the effects of Wild Thyme on apoptosis (cell death) and epigenetic events in breast cancer cells.
12. Yeast infection
Researchers at the University of Turin in Italy set out to determine what effect thyme essential oil might have on?Candida albicans?in the human body.
13. Prolonging the stability of cooking oils
Scientists at the Institute of Agricultural and Food Biotechnology in Warsaw, Poland, carried out a study to determine whether thyme extract might prolong the stability of sunflower oil.
14. Common skin problems
Dermatological (skin) problems are common in rural and urban areas of developing countries.
15. Breathe easy
Thyme helps to improve respiratory health and has been used for centuries to treat chest and respiratory conditions like coughs and bronchitis.
16. Get some iron
Thyme is a great source of iron, providing nearly 20% of the recommended daily allowance for an adult in only 2,8 grams. Iron is essential for energy production and iron deficiency may cause anaemia, fatigue and make the body more susceptible to infection.
17. Feel it in your bones
Thyme can also help to improve bone health as it is an excellent source of vitamin K and a good source of iron, calcium and manganese which are all essential to promoting proper bone growth, maintaining strong, healthy bones and preventing bone disease.
18. Skin health
Thyme is effective at fighting the bacteria that causes skin acne.
19. Improves vision
Rich in Vitamin A that is a fat-soluble vitamin and an antioxidant essential for healthy mucus membranes and skin, thyme promotes healthy vision.
20. Cures cold
Thyme contains antiseptic and antibiotic properties that make it a great remedy when you have a cold, cough or sore throat.