Thyme Leaf Organic
Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris
Common Names: Common Thyme, Garden Thyme, common garden thyme, mother of thyme
WHAT IS THYME LEAF USED FOR?
Thyme has long been used to support the immune system and support surrounding mucous membranes. A component of Thyme, thymol, has been well studied for its microbial benefits, specifically in mouthwashes, gargles, cough drops and vapor rubs. Thyme also has digestive supportive properties, has naturally occurring antioxidants, and supports healthy levels of inflammation.
Active Constituents of Thyme Leaf
Thyme is composed of many essential oils including thymol, carvacol and phenol. It also contains terpenes, flavonoids, and saponins.
This information in our Herbal Reference Guide is intended only as a general reference for further exploration, and is not a replacement for professional health advice. This content does not provide dosage information, format recommendations, toxicity levels, or possible interactions with prescription drugs. Accordingly, this information should be used only under the direct supervision of a qualified health practitioner such as a naturopathic physician.