10 Healthy Herbs You Should Be Using


Thyme: helps freshen breath

With its unique appearance and strong fragrance, thyme is available year-round, in both fresh and dried varieties. This lemony herb contains high amounts of thymol, one of the main ingredients found in mouthwash. No wonder it’s a common herbal remedy for bad breath.

It contains volatile oils that boast antimicrobial properties; it may may help protect against harmful Staph and E.coli bacteria. Studies have also suggested that thyme’s essential oils might also help fight acne, yeast infections and more.

Be sure to incorporate this fragrant herb into everything from roasted salmon to chicken noodle soup to homemade turkey meatballs.