One can find this popular herb in medicinal uses since ancient period. Benefits if thyme were known from a long time to Greeks and Romans. Europeans especially the Mediterranean regions have used thyme in many of its culinary dishes.
The delicious, aromatic herb thyme is used for medicinal purposes since the ancient civilizations discovered its potential benefits. It has inspired many poets and Rudyard Kipling has praised thyme in the poem “Sussex”. A county in England now divided into East and West Sussex is the region the poet was talking about. The beautiful country side can still witness many thyme herbs and the presence of beautiful aroma.
Only our close-bit thyme that smells
Like dawn in Paradise.
Poet: Rudyard Kipling