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Thyme

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What other names is Thyme known by?

Common Thyme, Farigoule, Farigoulette, French Thyme, Frigoule, Garden Thyme, Huile Essentielle de Thym, Huile de Thym, Huile de Thym Blanc, Huile de Thym Rouge, Mignotise des Genevois, Oil of Thyme, Pote, Red Thyme Oil, Rubbed Thyme, Serpolet, Spanish Thyme, Thym, Thym Citron, Thym Commun, Thym des Jardins, Thym Maraîcher, Thym Vrai, Thym Vulgaire, Thyme Aetheroleum, Thyme Essential Oil, Thyme Oil, Thymi herba, Thymus vulgaris, Thymus zygis, Tomillo, Van Ajwayan, Vanya Yavani, White Thyme Oil.

What is Thyme?

Thyme is an herb. The flowers, leaves, and oil are used as medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Bronchitis, in combination with cowslip; treating hair loss (alopecia areata) when combined with other herbs; improving movement disorders in children when used with other medicines; colic; ear infections; swelling (inflammation) of the tonsils; preventing bedwetting; sore throat; bad breath; bronchitis; and swelling (inflammation) of the lungs and mouth.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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