Thyme is an herb with a unique, refreshing scent. It goes well with meat, fish, tomatoes, etc. As such, thyme is widely used for grilled herbs, meuniere, stews, soups, and much more. It is also famous as an ingredient in herbal tea. In Europe, it has been popular for medicinal purposes since ancient Roman and Greek times.
Thyme has a high bactericidal and antiseptic effect and contains a lot of β-carotene, vitamin C, and dietary fiber. Moreover, it includes many minerals such as iron, calcium, and potassium. The peculiar scent of thyme is mainly due to thymol and carvacrol, which have antiseptic effects.