Thymol and carvacrol are the main
ingredients and, together, they make up about 60% of the volume of the essential
of Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Culinary herb, antiseptic, digestive stimulant, disinfectant, diuretic, stimulant, helps insomnia,
vulgaris) As a culinary herb:
Delays the putrefaction of meat. Essential oil of Thyme slows down the proliferation of bacteria and prevents the meat broth within in which the bacteria was cultured in the laboratory from going bad for three days.
vulgaris) as an Antiseptic
An intestinal antiseptic, valuable in gastric infections.
Used for treating colds, coughs and sore throats: Thyme is an excellent pulmonary disinfectant, useful for all respiratory infections. Thyme is very effective against mouth and throat infections.
Useful for nose, throat and chest infections when used as an inhalation or as a mouthwash or gargle. Thyme is effective against bacteria that cause mouth and gum infections.
Thyme is a urinary tract antiseptic, useful for all infections of the bladder or urinary tract.
Use for disinfecting the hands before surgery. Thyme is a strong antiseptic.
Thyme against Infections
Thyme is effective in all forms of infection.
Thyme stimulates the production of white corpuscles, strengthening the body's resistance to invading organisms.
vulgaris) as a Stimulant
Thyme stimulates the circulation. It raises low blood pressure.
A digestive stimulant, useful for people with a sluggish digestive system.
Good for people who are fatigued, depressed or lethargic.
Stimulates the appetite. This is especially good for those who are recovering from a bout of illness.
Thyme helps to revive and strengthen both body and mind.
Thyme stimulates the brain and improves memory.
uses of Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Thyme, used in baths, helps insomnia.
Used for hair rinses, aromatic waters for the skin and in compresses for sores and wounds.
Thyme is sometimes used in hot compresses to relieve rheumatic pain. Also used for insect bites and stings.
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