thymus serpyllum

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wild thyme

wild thyme

Small purple, pink/ white flowers clustered on ends of sticks with tiny leaves. Very good antiseptic for both internal and external use in combatting bacteria, virus, infections and fungus in the digestive, respiratory and genitourinary tracts (eg- candida, yeast, fungus, etc) and skin conditions like athlete’s foot, ringworm, rash, acne, cuts, injuries, sores, burns, crabs, lice, wrinkles, and any injuries on body. Great balm for face. Has soothing properties if inhaled or drank as tea for calming bronchials, asthma, coughing, chest infections, hay fever. Thyme is an expectorant that helps remove fluid and phlegm. Helps alleviate problems of the digestive tract like spastic colon, IBSirritable bowel syndrome. The combined antiseptic and astringent properties of thyme are used for diarrhea while restoring healthy bacteria levels, particularly in handling candida. Helps decontaminate the liver, gallbladder and invigorates the whole digestive system. Also used for indigestion, blood circulation, immune system, expelling worms, depression, fatigue, anxiety, sleeplessness, urinary tract infections, gout, and removing contagions of the reproductive organs. Another plant called “Mother of Thyme” (Thymus serpyllum), a low ground-cover used around stepping stones is also edible.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz
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seeds after 4 days and for Thymus serpyllum and Festuca rubra seeds after 7 days is increased compared to the case of the control.
After 14 and 21 days, the quantity of normally developed seeds for Gypsophila paniculata as well as Thymus serpyllum and Festuca rubra, respectively, on the average, is equal to the control.
Thymus vulgaris is rich in Pb content, Thymus serpyllum and Salvia officinallis are more safely and rich sources of Fe.
Content and composition of the essential oil of Thymus serpyllum L.
They are: thymus serpyllum extract; oryza sativa extract; tilia cordata extract; coffea arabica extract; citrus limonium extract; jasminum sambac (jasmine) flower water; chamomilla recutita (matricaria) dried flower; papaver somniferum seed extract; and gleditsia sinensis thorn extract.
Here, a triangle of woolly thyme (Thymus serpyllum) angles up to a pink-flowered thyme and a golden oregano.
Put creeping thyme (Thymus serpyllum) between pavers.
Common kinds in nurseries (forms of Thymus serpyllum) usually have pink to lavender flowers in spring; specialists also offer white-flowered, caraway- and coconut-scented kinds.