Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Anti-bacterial qualities
Anti-viral qualities
Fights migraines
May reduce stress
Promotes healthy gums and teeth
Relieves arthritis
Relieves congestion
Relieves heartburn

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tbsp (dried); Calories: 7; Fat: .2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 1.7g; Fiber: .5g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: .2g; Potassium: 0%DV; Vitamin A: 2%DV; Vitamin C: 2%DV; Calcium: 5%DV; Iron: 18%DV

Did You Know?

  • Thyme oil is also utilized in order to elevate the mood and relieving pain in aromatherapy
  • Thyme can be calming during conditions of stress and baths with thyme can help to relieve joint pain and aches
  • The active ingredient in Listerine mouthwash is thymol
  • Thymol is one of the important essential oils

 

Ways to Eat:

  • Fresh
  • Dried
  • In a tea
  • As a seasoning

Farming Trivia:

  • Blooming in early summer, its delicate blossoms are favorites of butterflies and honey bees
  • Patches of thyme can be found growing in the wild

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.