Thyme Tincture
Thyme Tincture
Thyme Tincture
Thyme Tincture

Thyme Tincture

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Mayernik Garden Thyme is a great way to help respiratory infections as well as fungal infections. Thyme has antibacterial properties and is a great digestive aid. 


  • Mayernik Garden Thyme
  • Grain Alcohol (50%)


Take full dropper orally in tea/water.

About Thyme

The history of thyme can be traced as far back as during the lifetime of Hippocrates around 460BCE to 370BCE. This was a time when herbal medicine was prominent and people grew plants and herbs in their gardens. There are different species of thyme but the most commonly cultivated and edible specie is known as “Thymus vulgaris”. Thyme is a perennial plant that comes from the mint family “Lamiaceae”. Its flowers vary from white to pinkish. Its leaves are small and oblong and it usually grows as a small shrub reaching an average height of six inches.

Thyme was used in ancient Egypt as a preservative for dead bodies. It was also used in ancient Greece as incense for their temples and placed on coffins during funerals. The popularity of thyme across Europe is attributed to the Romans who used it as a flavoring for cheese and liquor. They also used it as purification for their houses. In the medieval ages, the Europeans put the herb under their pillows as protection against nightmares. The medieval age was also the period of the Black Death and the European women gave it to their knights and warriors as it was believed to bring courage to the bearer.

Over the years, thyme has been used for several medicinal and culinary purposes. Its native habitat is in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean where it grows on wild rocky highlands. Its different forms such as thyme essential oil, cough syrup, infused honey, infused vinegar, tincture and culinary spice have been used to help poor digestion, burns, whooping cough, wounds, diarrhea, menstrual cramps and urinary tract infections. More than any other herb, thyme retains its flavour even when it has been dried.

Thyme Tincture Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thyme Tincture?

Thyme Tincture is the extract which is gotten from mixing the thyme with alcohol. The Thyme Tincture helps to relieve complaints such as indigestion, heartburn, gastritis and bad breath or halitosis. It also works as an expectorant that helps to remove phlegm from the lungs. Thyme Tincture also contains biologically active compounds that include chemicals such as thymol and carvacol. These chemicals have medicinal value such as antibacterial and antifungal properties which are effective against blood poisoning and fever usually caused by staphylococcus.

Is Thyme Tincture Good for Children?

Thyme Tincture has been proven to be very safe for children. It helps to improve children's appetite and prevent them from bedwetting. Thyme Tincture also helps in decreasing the production of mucus caused by common colds and influenza in children. It is also helpful for the reduction of dry and whooping cough. Thyme Tincture acts as relaxing diaphoretic which causes excessive perspiration or sweating in children.

Will Thyme Tincture Help with my Digestion?

One of the major reasons for the popularity of thyme is that it aids healthy digestion. Thyme Tincture will help to stop indigestion indicators like belching, bloating, heartburn and flatulence. 

Is Thyme Tincture Good for my Respiratory System?

Thyme Tincture helps to regulate rapid or irregular breathing therefore it is good for the respiratory system. The aqueous extract obtained from wild thyme mixed with alcohol will help to reduce high blood pressure which is one of the numerous respiratory problems. The tincture will also help in dispelling lung congestion caused by mucus or phelgm. Thymol, a component of thyme, contains antibacterial essentials which can be helpful in correcting upper respiratory tract disorders.

Is ThymeTincture Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Although when used as flavoring for meals, thyme is safe to use during pregnancy but when needed for medicinal purposes such as in a tincture, it should not be used by pregnant women. This is because it may lead to miscarriage when taken in large amounts. 

Should I take Thyme Tincture Everyday?

Thyme tincture is known to be generally safe with no known side effects.