Thyme Essential Oil - Ancient Living
Thyme oil, with its fresh,herbaceous aroma is revitalising and nourishing to the nerves and emotions. As a blended massage oil, its medicinal properties can fight arthritis, flu, muscular aches and pain"The perennial herb, a member of the mint family, is used extensively in aromatherapy. Thyme oil can assist with nervous complaints, respiratory problems, poor circulation and problems of the digestive system and the urinary tract.Thyme oil strengthens the nerves, aids memory and concentration, can help with the feeling of exhaustion and combats depression, while it fortifies the lungs and helps with colds, coughs, asthma, laryngitis, sinusitis, catarrh, whooping cough, sore throats and tonsillitis.
Thyme oil is beneficial to boost the immune system and can help fight colds, flu, infectious diseases and chills and as a urinary antiseptic, it is very helpful for cystitis and urethritis.Properties:
Anti spasmodic, anti rheumatic, anti septic, bactericidal, bechic, cardiac, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, emenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticide, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge.
Aromatic application(Mind, Spirit and Body):
The oil can be used to stimulate the mind, strengthen memory and concentration, and calm the nerves.
Thyme oil can be helpful with bronchitis, coughs, respiratory problems, sinusitis, mucus congestion and muscular aches and pains.
Increases circulation and elevates low blood pressure
Eases nervousness and anxiety
Helps fight insomnia
Eliminates bad breath and body odor.Topical application(Skin):
Thyme oil can help tone aged skin and prevent acne outbreaks.
Thyme tinctures anti-inflammatory properties make it gentler on the skin and have a significantly greater antibacterial effect.Baths:
Add 2 - 3 drops (depending on essential oil) into a teaspoon of honey, whole milk, vegetable oil or other dispersing/diluting agent then add to bath water once you are in the bath.
This method results in absorption through the skin, as well as inhalation of the volatilized essential oil.
Keep eyes closed!
Since essential oils are highly concentrated, most essential oils can not be applied directly to the skin without being diluted.
Do not apply on wounds, cuts or rashes. If found risky, stop using it.
Do not use more than 2-3 drops in each use.
Do not use with children under age.
Also best to avoid during pregnancy.
May be an irritant to people with sensitive skin.