• infections associated with copious mucous, bronchial constriction and spasmodic cough
• digestive complaints with bloating and gas causng cramps:
• irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
• halitosis (mouth wash)
• viral infections
• bacterial infections
• fungal infections (dermatophytes, cadidiasis)
• parasitic infections
• Essential Oils
• Monoterpenes (Thymol, Carvacrol)
• Tincture (1:5 in 45% EtOH): 2-4 ml tid
• Infusion (dry herb): 1-2 tsp tid
• Essential oil: 1-10 gtts (diluted )
Generally considered safe when used as indicated.
Pregnancy: Use with caution. May act as a mild uterine stimulant.
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