How to Use Thyme as an Anti-Parasite Cleanse

Eliminate internal and external parasites by using thyme, a natural remedy that has been recognized for centuries as an effective anti-microbial and anti-parasitic medication. Explore the alternative therapy that makes use of this herb containing significant amounts of thymol, a compound that inhibits the growth of ringworm, mites and other parasites, and carvacol, which combats e coli and other bacteria. Treat parasitic conditions ranging from amoebas and intestinal worms to fungi of the foot and toenail, using infusions, essential oils and poultices made from the thyme plant, Thymus vulgaris.

Eradicate Internal Parasites

Make an infusion by mixing one bunch fresh thyme or one ounce powdered thyme with one pint water.

Bring to a boil.

Remove from heat and steep for 15 minutes.


Drink infusion in eight ounce doses twice a day to treat intestinal worms and amoebas.

Destroy External Parasites

Make a tincture by mixing four ounces of powdered thyme with one pint alcohol.

Steep for two to three weeks.


Soak gauze or cotton with tincture.

Apply poultice to areas affected by scabies, lice, crabs, foot and toenail fungi.

Eliminate internal and external parasites by using thyme