- What other names is Wild Thyme known by?
- What is Wild Thyme?
- How does Wild Thyme work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Wild Thyme.
People take wild thyme for breathing problems including cough, bronchitis, and swollen airways. They also take it for kidney and bladder disorders, intestinal gas, and colic.
Some people apply wild thyme directly to the skin for arthritis and sprains.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Kidney problems.
- Bladder problems.
- Intestinal gas.
- Arthritis, when applied directly to the skin.
- Sprains, when applied directly to the skin.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of wild thyme during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Thyroid disorders: Wild thyme can slow down the thyroid's activity because it can affect hormones that control the thyroid gland. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have thyroid problems and want to start taking wild thyme.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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