thyme large Thyme

Thyme | Thymus vulgaris

general characteristics

general characteristics

Common names include Thyme,
 
Thyme is a small bushy, woody shrub with aromatic leaves, pinkish purple otherr shade of pink and white flowers in cultivars etc. Mostly evergreen in mild parts of the UK
Member of the labiateae (mint) family
 
Loves a very sunny, well drained site as it
 

 


Organic dried thyme and organic tincture are available to buy in our herbal shop.


harvesting and preparation

harvesting and preparation

Thyme leaves or flowering tips can be harvested whenevr they are available but the elaves are more potent when they are in their first flush of groth in the Spring and early Summer.

 

 
 
Organic dried thyme and organic tincture are available to buy in our herbal shop.


therapeutic actions and uses

therapeutic actions and uses

 Thyme is a potent antibacterial, incredibly rich in essential oils that are anti-nastiness.

Lung infections, chest infections, sore throat, coughs, colds, bronchitis, whoopng cough/pertussis, tonsillitis, tuberculosis, laryngitis, pharyngitis

Improves digestion, eases flatulence and spasm in the digestive tract.

Headaches and nervous states such as .....

 

 

 

 

dosage and cautions

dosage and cautions

Adult 

 

Dried herb:

Tincture:

 

Children

Add 12 to the child’s age. Divide the child’s age by the total.
E.g. dosage for a 4 year old...... 4 {age} divided by 16 {age + 12} = . 25  or 1/4 of the adult dosage.
 
 
 
 
 

Child watering plants

 

 

 

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