Thyme is a Mediterranean herb with dietary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. The flowers, leaves, and oil of thyme have been used to treat a range of symptoms and complaints. These include diarrhea, stomach ache, arthritis, and sore throat. The most common variety is Thymus vulgaris. A wide range of thyme products is available for purchase online. This article looks at the medicinal uses and nutrition of thyme, as well as the history of its rise to popularity.