The name thyme is said to derived from the Greek word thumus, denoting courage. Thyme is used for symptoms of bronchitis and whooping cough, and catarrhs of the upper airways. Its effects are antioxidant, expectorant and antibacterial, among others. | Email: sfoster@stevenfoster.com, or call +1-479-253-2629 for licensing terms and fees. All images © Copyright Steven Foster. Thank you!