Thyme
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Thyme in TCM:

Explore the properties of Thyme according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):



Temperature: warm

Channels: LU, SP, HT, UB, KD, Uterus

Flavors: bitter, pungent
Tonifies: qi

Special Properties:
circulates qi, disperses cold, disperses wind, resolves phlegm


In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Thyme is known for its ability to tonify qi. It also helps to promote qi circulation, disperse cold, expel wind, and resolve phlegm.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the Lung, Spleen, Heart, Urine Bladder, Kidney, and Uterus. The flavor of Thyme is bitter and acrid, and it is considered to be warm in temperature.