10 Mar The Apothecarist
⏤ the incredible benefits of Thyme + a few simple recipes.
Thyme is an age-old classic herb that derives its name from the Greek word “thymus” meaning courage. In fact, throughout history thyme was burned as incense to invoke the spirit of courage for soldiers going into battle. And who doesn’t need a little extra courage these days?
Before and long since the Middle Ages, thyme has been revered for its medicinal value. It was used to fight the bubonic plague while also employed to counteract the effects of poison. Since that time plant science has greatly advanced. More recent studies show that thyme is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and antiparasitic. As mind-blowingly evidenced in the many gifts of thyme, God has generously loaded His plants for the benefit of our bodies…