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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 39-46

Miraculous effects of thyme: A review


1 Manav Rachna Institute of Research and Studies, Manav Rachna Campus Rd, Gadakhor Basti Village, Sector 43, Faridabad, Haryana 121004, India
2 Student, Manav Rachna Institute of Research and Studies, Manav Rachna Campus Rd, Gadakhor Basti Village, Sector 43, Faridabad, Haryana 121004, India

Correspondence Address:
Shubhra Saraswat
Manav Rachna Institute of Research and Studies, Manav Rachna Campus Rd, Gadakhor Basti Village, Sector 43, Faridabad, Haryana 121004
India
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Thymus Vulgaris L. is an aromatic flowering plant in the mint family Lamiaceae and is widely use medicinal plant in pharmaceutical industries. Among various species of Thymus, Thymus Vulgaris is extensively used. The species Thymus has pharmalogical and biological properties due to its main components, Thymol and Carvacrol. It is rich is antioxidant and is widely used in folk and therapeutic medicine. There are some wideranging evidences in traditional medicine for effectiveness of Thymus Vulgaris, on the whole, It has been used by rural as herbal medicine to treat many diseases including inflammation related ailments. In modern medicine, the oil of thyme has been recommended as it has anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibacterial properties. However this review paper aims to provide a comprehensive view on the medicinal value and health benefits of Thymus Vulgaris.


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