Botanical: Thymus Vulgaris (LINN.)
Family: N.O. Labiatae
Thyme is the subject of two German
Commission E therapeutic monographs, which find it effective “for symptoms
of congestion of the upper respiratory tract”.
The American Botanical Council provided a
summary article, substantiating the claims for Thyme. These include
Thyme Leaf (Thymus Vulgaris)
Anthelmintic and tonic.
Daniel B. Mowrey, Ph.D., Tonic Herbs
Its got an anti-oxidant effect; thus the
regular use of this herb improves the health and longevity of individual
body cells, and, therefore may prolongs the life of the body.
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Potter's New Cyclopaedia of Botanical Drugs and Preparations by R.
C. Wren, F. L. S. - Culpepper.