Thyme is an evergreen herb with culinary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. Thyme can be bushy or low-growing, with leaves varying in color from deep to paler green shades, some with touches of olive, silver or bronze. Thyme goes beyond many other herbs with its wide array of uses: potpourri, mood-enhancing aromatherapy, sachets that repel moths, ointments for fighting infection in scrapes and cuts, cough elixirs and mouthwashes for canker sores and throat infections. Thyme has been used as an expectorant and is particularly helpful as a remedy for upper respiratory tract problems like bronchitis