Thyme belongs to the genus Thymus which is part of the mint family and closely related to oregano—another powerful herb.
Thyme contains potent chemical compounds like thymol and carvacrol which are resistant to harmful organisms. Studies have found that thyme promotes fungal balance, and may help support normal respiratory health in every season. Thyme contains nutrients that may support normal blood pressure and cholesterol levels. May support in soothing occasional coughs and sore throats, and aid in protecting against harmful organisms that target the mouth, preventing bad breath.