Thyme Essential Oil 5ml
100% Pure Thyme (red) essential oil (Thymus vulgaris).
Steam distilled from thyme leaves and flower tops.
Thyme has an ancient history of traditional medical use, from antiseptic remedies to a simple hangover cure, stimulating, renewing, and reviving.
Blends Well With Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary, Pine
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Thyme Oil Benefits
Antibacterial / Respiratory Problems
Gargle your sore throat with warm water infused with thyme essential oil to get instant relief from cough and congestion.
Thymol, the most prevalent terpene in thyme oil, has antimicrobial properties. Thyme essential oil has also been shown to be effective against bacterial strains Enterococcus and Escherichia.
Thyme oil has been found to be quite an effective mosquito repellent. Some essential oils can cause dermatitis when applied topically, so it’s important to always use a small amount blended well with a carrier oil, like coconut oil, before application.
Along with action against bacteria, thyme essential oil also has anti-fungal properties which may make it effective against Candida albicans, a type of yeast commonly found in and on the body.
Thyme oil has been used to successfully relieve symptoms associated with eczema – a common skin issue characterized by itchy, scaly patches on the skin. While eczema is common in children, thyme oil should not be used as a treatment for young kids. Face care use 1 to 3 drops of essential oil for 10 ml carrier or base
Respiratory Infections and Coughs
The terpene thymol may also work as an anti-spasmodic to help reduce coughs. One study showed that when used in conjunction with primrose, it was effective in reducing coughing associated with respiratory tract infections.
Thyme essential oil, when combined with a carrier oil and massaged into the scalp, can help encourage new hair growth. The anti-bacterial property of thyme oil also prevents itching due to scalp infections.
Thyme (also known as red thyme) pure essential oil (Thymus vulgaris) has a strong and powerful aroma that aids memory and concentration.
It can also be a great spirit lifter and help relieve depression.
Its diuretic action facilitates the removal of uric acid, which may help conditions such as rheumatism, arthritis, gout and sciatica.
Warnings: Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before use.
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