noun Chemistry, Pharmacology.
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Large quantities of thymol are prepared in Germany, principally from the seeds of the Ptychotis ajowan.
The cure of the disease is very easy; thymol is given, which weakens the hold of the worm, this being followed by Epsom salts.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
His results with phenol, thymol, and salicylic acid have been unfavorable.
When shaken with ether the thymol can be entirely removed, and obtained as a neutral volatile residue.
Malefern, santonine, thymol and other anthelmintic remedies are prescribed.