Dr. Pamela Smith, ND 

Dr. Pam has a family practice at The Nest Family Wellness Centre which offers naturopathic and midwifery care. She combines science-based natural medicine with conventional medical therapeutics. Learn more about Dr. Pam and the services offered by her clinic here, or book an appointment at www.drpamelasmith.com.

Check out the latest Ask Dr Pam Q&A and posts by topic below as well as her health and wellness posts.
 


Ask Dr Pam   

What are the health benefits of thyme?

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Thyme contains carvacrol which is responsible for the antimicrobial properties. Other constituents of thyme help to relax the respiratory muscles and stimulate a wet or productive cough to encourage mucus expulsion.

This is a great immune boosting tea blend recipe containing this and other ingredients.

Tips for maintaing health while travelling are available here. Read this post to find out the difference between cold, flu's and allergies. For information about preventing allergies, check out this post. Tips for preventing colds and flu's can be found here and about preventing the spread of colds and flu's here.