Thyme is a small growing plant or herb. Leaves of thyme are oval, small and light green which grows up to the height of 6-12 inches. These have a thin stem which contains a group of white or purple flowers and are attracted by bees. Thyme contains a mint-like fragrance and a highly aromatic smell. It belongs to the family of Lamiaceae. One can order thyme online to get it at some reasonable rates.
It contains 7.4 g fat, 2 % sodium, 23 % carbohydrate, 132 % fibre, 1.7 g sugar, 18 % protein, 145% calcium, 687 % iron and 17 % potassium.
Thyme also contains the combination of vitamins and minerals such as 95 % vitamin A, 266 % vitamin C, and 40 % magnesium.
Some of the thyme benefits are given below:
Thyme improves our blood circulation process and eyesight.
It helps to boost our immunity and provides relief from stress.
Thyme also protects people from colon cancer.
Thyme paste is used in facial masks to provide glow to your skin.
Thyme leaves oil is used in toothpaste, candies, and candles.
Broccoli with thyme salad
Ingredients: 1 cup boiled broccoli, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 3 teaspoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt for taste, and 2 teaspoons dried thyme
Cooking steps: Add boiled broccoli, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and dried thyme in a bowl and toss it. Now transfer it into the plate and serve it.
Thyme punch with raspberry liqueur
Ingredients: 4 black tea bags, 10 cup water, 1 lemon, 1 orange, ¼ cup sugar, 1 tbsp cloves, 10 thyme, ½ cups raspberry liqueur, and ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
Cooking steps: Boil water in a large pot in low flame, add tea bags, lemon and orange slices, sugar, cloves, and thyme, boil it and cover it for 10 minutes. Transfer it to a cup and add raspberry liqueur and lemon juice. Mix it with a spoon, and now it is ready to serve or drink.