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Related entry: Thyme under diaphoretics

Thyme possesses properties similar to the agents just considered. It is seldom used in regular practice. As a domestic remedy, a warm infusion is often employed in colds, painful and difficult menstruation, to promote perspiration. The infusion may be drank freely.

The American Eclectic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1898, was written by John M. Scudder, M.D.