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Thyme / Thymus vulgaris


Family:

Labiatae /Lamiaceae

Genus:

Thymus

Species:

vulgaris

Folk / Common Names:

Common thyme, Garden Thyme

Actions:

Antimicrobial, appetising, anodyne, antispasmodic, astringent, antiseptic, anti-tussive,anti-catarrhal, carminative, diaphoretic, diuretic, depurative, expectorant, nervine, pectoral, stimulant, tonic, vulnerary

Part(s) Used:

Arial parts

Constituents:

More than 1 % volatile oil comprising of thymol,carvacrol, cymol, linalol, borneol, geraniol,bornyl and linalyl acetate , thymol methyl ether and alpha pinene. also containsbitter principles, flavonids, tannins, triterpinoids. caffeic acid, labiatic acid, tannins.

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