Calories, kcal: 101 Proteins, g: 5.6 Fats, g: 1.7 Carbohydrates, g: 10.5
This short plant is known to the world under another, more popular name - thyme. This is an amazingly useful plant that is used by humans in two industries at once - cooking and medicine.
The reason for the popularity of thyme is very simple - it is distinguished by its original spicy, with a subtle bitterness, taste, and rich aroma.
Calorie content of thyme
The calorie content of thyme is 101 kcal per 100 grams of product.
The composition and useful properties of thyme
Thyme is a source of a large amount of vitamins (A, E, K, C, B).
And also this plant has very useful properties for us. First of all, thyme is a source of significant amounts of essential oils and tannins (calorifier). Thyme is especially rich in such substances as thymol and carvacrol - and they are endowed with well-known antifungal, bactericidal and antiseptic properties. Thyme is often prescribed as a tea or as an addition to aromatic baths, as it also has soothing, relaxing properties.
Thyme should be consumed with some caution. In particular, it should be abandoned by pregnant women, as well as by those people who suffer from renal and gastrointestinal ailments.
Thyme in cooking
Thyme is a common spice. It is one of the most popular spices in French and Italian cooking. It is used in the preparation of meat dishes, fish and desserts. Herbal tea with thyme is also very popular.