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Benefits of Thyme:  Thyme is a powerful antiseptic and expectorant, and some research has found that it is also an excellent pain-relieving herb. It is an incredibly potent yet simple herbal remedy that affects multiple systems. Used for thousands of years to loosen phlegm in chest infections and ease bronchitis, sore throats, coughs, croup, whooping cough, acute bronchitis, laryngitis, and asthma. The herbal tincture of Thyme is also often used to support the gastrointestinal system and is particularly helpful for getting rid of gas in the body, or flatulence, as well as easing indigestion, gastritis, dyspepsia and stomach cramps. The fungus, Candida albicans is s common cause of mouth, gastrointestinal and vaginal yeast infections, and Thyme has been found to help to combat the issue.

Thyme is thought to calm the nervous system, induce sleep, and helps to increase energy. It acts as a memory booster and an antidepressant. It is believed to help with concentration and focus.

One of the more important uses of Thyme that is still being used and studied today is for heart troubles. With heart problems growing at an alarming rate, it is important to keep the valves functioning properly. With its antispasmodic properties, it helps to relax the arteries and veins and thereby reduces blood pressure and stress on the heart. It has been said to strengthen the cardiac muscles and tone the heart.

Thyme:  is thought to be an excellent herb to boost the immune system. Getting all the vitamins your body needs every day can be difficult. Luckily, Wild Thyme tinctures are packed with vitamin C and is also a very good source of vitamin A, as well as      copper, iron, and manganese. So, if you feel a cold coming on, this may be just the herb to help get you back in shape. It has also  shown good results against clinical strains of Staphylococcus, Enterococcus, and Escherichia genus of bacteria.      

Women should be interested in this herbal remedy for the relief it may offer for obstructed and painful menstruation. This herb has been used forever for abdominal pain, fatigue, backache, headaches, nausea, depression and low blood pressure, often    associated with menstruation. It may also help to delay menopause, thereby keeping women happy, healthy and fertile. The herb is believed to have the action of stimulating certain hormones, like oestrogen. Studies are being conducted on the herb for its protective effect against colon and breast cancer, as it has been shown to induce cell death in cancer cells.

Used externally, it is helpful for dental decay, plaque, thrush, tonsillitis, halitosis, deep wounds, bruises and when used as an ingredient in a bath, helps to alleviate nervous exhaustion.

Tinctures can be added to saline water for mouthwashes or applied directly to wounds on a cotton pad or bud. 


Thyme Tincture

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