Thyme wax plates application (Wachswerk)

Regulation of body heat, respiratory diseases such as bronchitis, bronchiolitis, especially in the case of heavy secretion and mucus in the airways

From what age:
From the 4th week of life


  • One sheet of thyme wax 
  • Wool
  • Heat source

Care of the equipment

  • Wax sheets are for single use
  • The wool can be reused
  • Disinfection 

*A cherry stone cushion, bed bottle or hairdryer can be used as a heat source


  • Thyme wax sheets are heated with a hairdryer or in a crackling bag with a cherry stone cushion or bed bottle
  • Thyme wax plates are placed on the child's chest
  • Then place a piece of wool over the wax plate. The piece of wool should be larger than the wax plate
  • This can be fastened with a bodysuit or undershirt

The wrap is applied for at least 30 minutes, but can also be applied overnight

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+41 61 201 01 01

Urgent appointments
Mon to Fri 08 - 20 h (during Basel school vacation until 18 h)
Sat 08 - 14 h

Regular consultations
Mon to Fri 08 - 12 h and 13 - 17 h

Youkidoc will be closed during the official Basel holidays.

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