Thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) belongs to the Lamiaceae family. It is one of four plants that has the largest harveting area in Poland. It is commonly used for food seasoning. Medicinal part of the plant is thyme herb and it is rich in essential oils (thymol and carvacrol). It also contains phenolic acids (e.g. caffeic accid, rosmarinic acid), tannins, bitter substances, flavonoids and saponins. Products made from thyme herb are traditionally used for wet caugh. Their effect is also antiseptic and diastolic for diseases such as bronchitis or asthma. It can also be used for rinsing infected mouth and throat and for washing skin with acne and dermatosis neglecta. Among it’s many effects, thyme herb is diastolic for the bowels and it is also used as a stimulant for secretion of gastric acid. People suffering from exhaustion, stress and rheumatic problmes can add thyme herb products while bathing.