Thyme Essential Oil
Thyme essential oil has a rather sweet, yet strongly herbal smell and is reddish-brown to amber in color.
It originated in Hungary.
Thyme essential oil is extracted by steam distillation.
A-thujone, b-thujone, a-pinene, camphene, d-sabinene, fenchone, camphone, terpinen-4-ol and bornyl acetate.
Antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, bechic, cardiac, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticide, stimulant, tonic and vermifuge.
Thyme oil is helpful with:
- memory and concentration
- fortifies the lungs
- colds & coughs
- muscular aches and pains
- sprains and sport injuries
- It should not be used during pregnancy or in cases of high blood pressure.
- It should not be used for skin care products.
- It should be used in low concentrations.