The healing effect of thyme
Thyme is a popular spice in many cuisines, it is delicious in French and Italian dishes and is indispensable in a bouquet garni to flavor your stock. Thyme is grown in Asia, Southern Europe and the Mediterranean. It contains antioxidants and flavonoids. Thyme can be used against acne, infections, cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases, diarrhea, stomach cramps and cancer.
Thyme is generally well tolerated, with an overdose hyperthyroidism or an overactive thyroid gland can occur. A normal dose is a maximum of ten grams per day. If you take thyme syrup, you may experience symptoms such as diarrhea and a hypersensitive stomach in the beginning, so always take it with food. Thyme syrup usually contains sugar, people with diabetes should take this into account.