Thyme is a known herb which is used in cooking, especially with meat. However, thyme is a great therapeutic herb. According to the Committee E and ESCOP researches support that thyme cures inflammation of the respiratory system and the inflammation of the gastric mucosa. Furthermore, the essential oil of thyme has a strong antiseptic activity against bacteria, viruses and fungi of the skin. Thyme contributes to oral hygiene and acts against gingivitis and bad breath. You should make mouthwashes.