This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of thyme oil. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing thyme oil.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing thyme oil. For practical information about using thyme oil medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Thymi aetheroleum|
|English common name||Thyme oil|
|Botanical name||Thymus vulgaris L.; Thymus zygis L.|
Cough and cold
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