Code

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SP20 

Hindi Name

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Banajwain 

English Name

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Thyme 

Botanical_Name

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Thymus vulgaris 

Description 

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Thyme or known as Banajwain is not traditionally popular spice in India.The herb is used to season tomato soups,juice, fish and meat dishes and poultry dressings.The oil of thyme is also popularly used for flavoring purposes. 

Uses

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The Thyme oil is well recognized for its medicinal properties. It is used in preparations for treatment of bronchitis and whooping cough. The oil of wild thyme is applied to tooth ache. The herb of wild thyme is also given in weak vision, complaints of stomach and liver, suppression of urine and menstruation.It acts as expectorant and helps in digestion.