What is Trädgårdstimjan – Trädgårdstimjan is the Swedish name for Thyme (Thymus vulgaris). Thymus vulgaris is a species of flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae, native to southern Europe from the western Mediterranean to southern Italy./span>
Trädgårdstimjan is an ingredient in cooking and as an herbal medicine. It is slightly spicier than oregano and sweeter than sage. Thyme is sometimes used in combination with other herbs.
As a medicine Trädgårdstimjan is taken by mouth for bronchitis, whooping cough, sore throat, colic, arthritis, upset stomach, stomach pain (gastritis), diarrhoea, bedwetting
Trädgårdstimjan contains chemicals that might help bacterial and fungal infections, and minor irritations. It also might relieve smooth muscle spasms, such as coughing.
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