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Thyme Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
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Botanical Name
Thymus Vulgaris
Hindi Name

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Action of Thyme

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Nutrients in Thyme

Highly Effective

Taste of

Parts Used

Leaves, Flowering Tops, Stems, Berries

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Thyme

Pregnant and nursing women should not use this.
Overdose may cause gastric irritation, headache, dizziness, convulsions and coma.
People with heart problems seizure disorders or epilepsy should avoid this.
Avoid use by high blood pressure patients.
It may cause Stomach disorder
Avoid in case of allergic problems.
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Thyme is a shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 30 Cm.
Best used for Tonsillitis.
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Materia Medica for Thyme

Thyme General

Thyme is a small, shrubby evergreen plant. Thyme is rich in nutrients, Amino acids, Essential fatty acids and Essential oils. It acts as a preservative.
It is very effective for Snakebites, poison of Marine creatures and Headaches. Tea made from Thyme's leaves prevent nightmares.
It is one of the common herbs that can easily be found in your Kitchens. It is one of the best herbs that is used to detoxify the Lungs. When allergens attack the Lungs, it causes Cough, Nasal Congestion, Accumulation of Phlegm in the Lungs. Thyme is used to clear this phlegm from the Lungs.
It aids the functionality of the Lungs and treats the Disorders associated with Lungs.
It has Antimicrobial properties that help to fight against microorganisms. It contains Thymol due to which it is also used as mouthwash. It is used to treat Cold, Cough, Bronchitis and Pneumonia.
Thyme is best for Cough and Chest congestion. It treats Upper Respiratory Tract infections and Lung disorders. The herb is wonderful for deep seated Chest infections. It loosens and expels mucous congestion from the Lungs and Head. It treats infections of the Upper Respiratory passages. It is an effective remedy for Sore throat, Croup, Whooping Cough, Bronchitis, Laryngitis and Asthma.
Thyme supports Gastrointestinal system. It relaxes the smooth muscles of the Stomach. Thyme alleviates Chronic Gastritis, lack of appetite, Enteritis, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Irritable Bowel and Colic. Thyme eases Convulsions, Stomach Cramps, Menstrual Cramps and Spasm induced Cough.
It stimulates and tones up the nervous system, such as neurasthenia, depression, nightmares, nervous exhaustion, insomnia and melancholy.
Thyme treats yeast infections, Candidiasis and Athlete's foot. Thyme is good for Tumors, Dental decay, Plaque, Thrush, Tonsillitis, Halitosis and deep Wounds. It is an effective remedy for Skin parasites. It destroys Hookworms, Roundworms and Threadworms.
Single Herb

Thyme ( Ajavayan ke phul) for Cancer

Take one tablespoon of Thyme with one tablespoon of honey. Have 3-4 times a day.

Thyme ( Ajavayan ) for Cold, Flu

Boil the herb in a cup of water.
Add some Honey for taste and drink warm.
It also reduces Fever.

Thyme ( Ajvayan ) for Altitude Sickness

Prepare a decoction of Thyme seeds. Have a cup once a day.

Thyme ( Ajavayan Ke Phul ) for Cuts

Prepare tea from Thyme ( Ajavayan Ke Phul ). Use it for wash cuts twice or thrice a day.

Thyme ( Ajavayan Ke Phul ) for Whooping Cough

Prepare tea from Thyme ( Ajavayan Ke Phul ). Drink it 3 to 4 times a day.

Thyme ( Ajavayan Ke Phul ) for Neuralgia

Take cotton cloth. Fill with dried Thyme ( Ajavayan Ke Phul ). Place it over affected part for half an hour.

Thyme For Lung Diseases

Take a handful fresh leaves of Thyme. Boil it in water. Cool it. Strain and drink tea twice a day.
It will detox your Lungs and prevent them from diseases Like Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Cold, Cough and Sore Throat.
Inhaling the steam helps in giving relief from nasal congestion and Lungs Congestion.

Thyme for Debility

Boil fresh leaves of Thyme in a cup of water 10 minutes. Strain it off. Drink this decoction once a day to keep your health good.

Thyme for Alcoholism

Prepare Thyme tea by boiling the fresh leaves of Thyme in a cup of water. Strain off this decoction after 10 minutes. Set it for cool. Give one teaspoon of this decoction to the alcoholic person after every 15 minutes to get best results.

Thyme for Depression

Put the fresh leaves of Thyme into a tub containing warm water. Take the bath for 15 minutes in this water. It provides relief and gives rest to your body.
Prepare a tea with Thyme leaves by boiling them in a cup of water for 5 to 10 minutes. Strain it off. Drink this warm decoction after a heavy meal. It keeps your digestive system healthy and well maintained.

Thyme for Osteoporosis

Boil fresh leaves of Thyme in 100 ml of water for 10 minutes. Strain it off. Drink this warm decoction once daily. It keeps your bone healthy and safe from the diseases.

Thyme for Bad Breath

Gargle with Thyme tea daily to remove bad odour from the mouth.

Thyme for Bitot's Spots

Prepare a tea with Thyme leaves by boiling them in a cup of water for 15 minutes. Strain it and drink twice daily.

Thyme for Bronchitis

Boil a cup of water and add 1 teaspoon of dried Thyme. Stir it well for 10 minutes. Remove it from the heat and allow it to cool. Add honey to taste and drink. Repeat this procedure to get relief from Bronchitis.

Thyme for Leigh's Disease

Prepare an infusion by boiling 1 teaspoon of dried Thyme leaves in one cup of hot water for 15 minutes. Drink it twice daily.

Thyme for Mouth Cancer

Thyme has anticancer properties that fight against Mouth Cancer.
Have a cup Thyme tea every day.
OR : Take some dried Thyme leaves and add it to meals, salads and soups.
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Herbal Treatment For Asthma 2

Take Lobelia, Thyme and Ephedra.
Prepare decoction. Drink 2-3 times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Whooping Cough 1

Prepare a decoction of Wild Cherry, Sundew, Coughwort, Thyme . Take two times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Candidiasis 1

Prepare Thyme and Fenugreek Tea. Drink it 3-4 cups a day.
Or Let it cool. Wash the infection with this tea.

Herbal Treatment For Athlete's Foot 1

Prepare a paste of raw Tomatoes, Basil leaves, Celery, Carrot, Dill, Fennel, Sage and Thyme. Apply this paste on the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Bad Breath 4

Add 6 drops of each (Thyme, Tea Tree Oil , Chamomile, Peppermint) in Brandy. Use as a mouth wash.

Herbal Treatment For Emphysema 3

Add Basil, Hyssop and Thyme oil in One jug of boiled water. Take steam bath.

Herbal Treatment For Strep Throat 2

Take 30 g leaves of each Lime, Thyme and Geranium. Boil them in Olive Oil. Apply it to your Throat at night.
NOTE : Cover your Throat after application.

Herbal Treatment For Respiratory Diseases 4

Take some boiling water in a bowl.
Put 8-10 drops of essential oils of Sage and Thyme ( Ajavayan ) in it.
Cover your head and face with a towel and inhale the aroma.

Herbal Treatment For Anxiety 2

Take the following herbs on equal quantity :
Sage Dried and Powdered
Basil ( Tulsi in India ) Leaves Dried and Powdered
Rosemary ( Rusmary in India ) Dried and Powdered
Thyme ( Ajavayan in India ) Powdered
Ginger ( Adrak in India ) Dried and Powdered
Mix all ingredients. Have half teaspoon with milk at night daily.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 27

Take the oils of following herbs :
Olive : Jaitun : Oil : 20 gram
Almond : Badam : Oil : 20 gram
Jojoba : Oil : 20 gram
Tea Tree : Oil : 10 gram
Thyme : Ajavayan : Oil : 10 gram
Patchouli : Oil : 10 gram
Rosemary : Rusmary : Oil : 20 gram
Spikenard : Jatamasi : Oil : 20 gram
Put all oils in a glass bottle. Cover. Leave it for a week. After a week, massage your scalp with this preparation twice a week. It is an effective formula to cure hair problems.

Herbal Treatment For Asthma 41

Boil a cup of water in a pot with an equal amount of 1 to 2 teaspoons of Thyme and Plantago. Put a half teaspoon of Lemon ( Nimbu ) juice and 1 teaspoon of sugar in it. Boil them for 10 minutes. Strain off this mixture. Drink this mixture four times a day to treat Asthma.

Herbal Treatment For Pneumonia 4

Boil 1 teaspoon of Plantago and Thyme in 100 ml of water. Add a half teaspoon of Sugar and Lemon ( Nimbu ) juice in this water. Boil it till it reduces to half. Strain it off. Drink a cup of this warm decoction sip by sip in every hour to get cured.
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Dr. Shrivastava ( Thane (Maharashtra )
06 Jun 2018
Mujhe Ek Hafte pahle Daileted cordiomypathy ki problem hui hai pata chala Mai allopathy medicine le rahi hu. Kya mai Arjun ki chal ka proyog kar sakti hu heart 15 % kam kar raha hai normal BP low hai pls suggest Kare ki kya karna hai
Kundan jaiswal
19 Apr 2020
You cannot take arjun xal now becoz season has
been changed.favourable month is september to
Feb.so instead of that you can take lauki ka juice one Cup with one spoon mint juice, 1 spoon ginger juice
,1spoon tulsi leave juice.mix it all and take every morning empty Stomach.all your heart problem will be clear.pls avoid
Refined oil non veg item. Take food which is good for
Health.thank u
Sajjad ( Pakistan )
15 Jul 2020
Is Thyme Essential Oil made of Ajvain(thyme) that is good for fever, angina and gastroenteritis?
Thyme and thyme Essential oil both belong to different herbs?
How to use for fever?
15 Jul 2020
Thyme Essential oil is made from Thyme herb. For Fever, boil the herb in a cup of water. Add some Honey for taste and drink warm. It also reduces Fever.
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