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It's about Thyme
Member Name: genmil
Date: 14/09/08, updated on 15/09/08 (245 review reads)
Advantages: Good flavouring for cooking and a good medicinal herb
I love thyme leaves. I use them frequently in almost all my cooking. Hence, I thought I will glorify thyme by writing a review about the wonderful herb.
Thyme, also known as Thyme Vulgaris have been used as a cullinary herb and for medicinal purpose.
Thyme can be cultivated easily in hot sunny location with well drained soil. This is a perennial plant and it can be propagated by seed, cuttings or by dividing root sections of the plant. Thyme is an essential plant in scented gardens.
Thyme is widely used in cooking such as stews, flavouring meat, salad and soup. The flavour of thyme is not overpowering and yet it provide a nice aroma to the dish. Thyme is known to be rich in iron and contains a variety of flavonoids that increases its antioxidant capacity.
My research have shown that thyme is known to be rich in iron and it contains a variety of flavonoids that increases its antioxidant capacity. Thyme have also been used as a medicine remedy for chest and respiratory problems including coughs, bronchitis and chest congestion. An infusion of thyme tea is known to help ease cough, treat intestinal problem and as a mouthwash to treat sore throat. I have tried it myself after reading about this in the internet. It did help to relieve the tightening feeling of the sore throat.
The common thyme are lemon thyme, creeping thyme and English thyme.
Summary: Essential Herb for home and garden
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