Benefits of Thyme
Thyme is well-known for treating respiratory distress, the essence extracted from Thyme leaves can help relieve coughing as well as short-term bronchitis[²]. The leaves contain compounds called flavonoids that relax the throat muscles involved in coughing and lessen inflammation
History of Thyme
This humble Mediterranean herb has always held a special place in history. For thousands of years, this garden herb has been vital to many cultures, religions, and medical breakthroughs. As an antidote for poison, a plague preventative, a symbol of bravery in battle, and a sturdy companion to the grave. The use of Thyme for medicinal purposes can be traced back to the Roman era; where eating it before and during meals was believed to 'protect' you from poison. It is believed that Thyme was first used for purely medicinal purposes during the Black Death in 1347[¹³]. Since then it has been used to cure various kinds of ailments, even more commonly for the treatment of cough.[¹⁴]
How Thyme treats a wet cough?
The antispasmodic properties found in Thyme oil relaxes the bronchial muscles that are involved in making you cough thus providing you with a feeling of relief[²].
How Thyme prevents cough?
Thyme is more than an after-thought ingredient in cooking, with over 400 subspecies there are countless uses for this impressively versatile herb. We already know how Thyme relaxes the bronchial muscles involved in coughing and even thins mucus, but it is also an excellent immune booster.[³][¹⁵]
Thyme is a herb that directly attacks microbes and other bacterias, and fights against bronchitis with its antispasmodic and antibacterial properties[¹⁵]. A daily dose of Thyme tea is packed with vitamin C and is a great source of vitamin A[¹⁶] helping you build up a stronger immune system.
Thyme is a key ingredient of Bronchicum® helping you get relief from cough
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*Natural Active Ingredient