Tiincture of Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) 1:3 60%
Thymus vulgaris, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose: 4 - 10ml unless otherwise prescribed.
No known contraindications, however during pregnancy it is advisable to limit intake of thyme to an amount not greatly exceeding that used in foods.
Part used: Soft aerial parts
Habitat: Thyme is a creeping perennial aromatic herb native to the Mediterranean but found wild on many dry slopes across Europe and cultivated worldwide. Drought and frost resistant, thyme needs a soil PH of at least 6 to thrive.
Constituents: Volatile oils (1-2.5%) including thymol, carvacol, and at least 95 others, flavonoids including apigenin and luteolin, tannins (up to 10%), phenolic acids.
Actions: Antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, antimicrobial, astringent, anthelmintic, antitussive, carminative, expectorant, spasmolytic, rubefacient (topically)
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