Often used as an ingredient in cough medicines, thyme is an excellent plant for the normal well-being and functioning of the horse's respiratory tract. Opens and cleans the airways and promotes normal air flow, removes excess substances in the airways.
Thyme maintains normal digestive functions and the essential oils it contains reduce the production of intestinal gases and therefore it can be beneficial for horses sensitive to gas.
Thyme contains a lot of volatile oils and aromas, the largest of which is thymol.* Thymol is antiseptic. Thyme also contains flavonoids, which act as antioxidants. In addition, thyme contains saponins, bitter substances and vitamins A, E and K.
Thyme can also be used to maintain intestinal hygiene in addition to medicinal parasite removal. In this case, the dosage for horses is 20-30 g per day, for dogs 1/3 the amount
NB! Thyme is not recommended during pregnancy.
500 kg horse: 1 tbsp - 0,5 dl / day.
Dog: ½- 2 tsp / day.
1 dl = 10 g.
Timjam can himself be prepared for the horse by coughing 5 dl of boiling water with about 30-50 g of herbs. Herbs are strained off and honey is added 1-2 dl. If you like, you can also cook with garlic. Dosage 1-2 tbsp syrup / pp.
Dosage: 1 to 2 tablespoons / pp