Thymus vulgaris

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Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that contains alcohols (linalool), flavonoids, saponins, tannins and volatile oils (e.g., carvecrol, phenol, terpinine and thymol). Primarily used as a culinary seasoning, thyme is antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitussive, carminative, diaphoretic and an expectorant; it is used for colds, upper respiratory tract infections, and topically in liniments for rheumatic pain.
In excess, thyme can cause gastrointesinal discomfort; it should not be used in pregnancy.

Thymus vulgaris,

n See thyme.
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Fresh mature leaves of Ocimum basilicum, Thymus vulgaris, Rosmarinus officinalis and Origanum vulgare were separately collected from local nursery of Garden town, Lahore (31 30' 34" North, 74 19' 22" East, Punjab, Pakistan, Asia).
Thymus vulgaris was then administered orally 250 mg/Kg body weight for two months.
El AE de Thymus vulgaris L disuelto en DMSO 1% fue sometido a diluciones dobles seriadas en el medio Roswell Park Memorial Institute (RPMI) 1640 con rojo de fenol y sin bicarbonato (Sigma-Aldrich[R]), obteniendo 10 diluciones doblemente concentradas finales, en el rango de 31,25 --16 000 [micron]g mL.
The essential oil of Thymus vulgaris could be used as a preservation agent in the leather tanning industry.
The results of goodness of fit test ([chi square]) showed that there is significant differences at 1% level between essential oils of Achillea wilhelmsii, Ziziphora clinopodioides, Artemisia dracunculus, Thymus vulgaris, Salvia multicaulis, Mentha piperata, Lavandula angustifolia, Melissa officinalis, Artemisia absinthum and Carum carvi with control.
Los bulbos de Allium sativum y los botones de Eugenia caryophyllata fueron adquiridos en mercados locales de Manizales, Caldas (Colombia); tallos y hojas de Coriandrum sativum, Origanum vulgare, Rosmarinus officinalis y Thymus vulgaris son provenientes de los cultivos de plantas medicinales del municipio de Villamaria, Caldas (Colombia).
Preparation of herbal extracts: Thymus vulgaris and Achillea millefolium were collected from the Isfahan Research Farms and then mended and filtered.
If you want to grow your own thyme the one to go for is Thymus vulgaris, according to Anglesey's Pentre Berw Herb Garden.
Thyme, latin name Thymus Vulgaris, has been cultivated for centuries for cooking and healing purposes.
Founder effects and sex ratio in the gynodioecious Thymus vulgaris L.
Shaban [4], reported some pharmaco-dynamic studies of Thymus vulgaris plant, that Thymus vulgaris is used in folk medicine since ancient times and still used in modern era, and it contain many products as alkaloids, carbohydrates and glycosides, resins, saponins, tannins and unsaturated sterols and triterpenes and treatment of rats with extract of Thymus vulgaris at dose of 250 and 500 mg/kg b.