Thyme is an evergreen shrub of the Labiatae (mint) family, native to Southern Europe and western Mediterranean. The Egyptians used thyme in preparations for embalming the dead. The herb was burned in hospitals to help stop the spread of disease. Thyme Essential Oil was also used on surgical dressings and in times of wat, as recently as WWI to treat battle wounds. Thyme essential oil contains the crystalline phenol “thymol” a powerful and proven antibiotic and disinfectant that enhances the immune system and fights infection. Thyme also effectively reduces pain from sore muscles and joints, fights inflammation, is cleansing, purifying, fights viruses, helps with insect bites, coughs, headaches, oily skin, poor circulation, fights odors, assists in recovery of wounds and itching.
Topical: Dilute 1 drop of Essential Oil to 4 drops of a carrier oil (Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil, Hemp seed Oil etc.) and apply to desired area(s) as needed. Test on a small area of skin before using.
Diffusing: An essential oil diffuser provides aromatherapy benefits as well as a great way to freshen up your home without overpowering the senses. Add 5-10 drops of essential oil per 100ml of water or add as desired.
- Botanical Name: Thymus serpyllum L L
- Origin: Austria
- Method: Steam Distilled
- Plant Part: Leaves
- Aroma: Sharp, Herbaceous,Spicy
Consult your doctor or licensed aromatherapist before using this product (Especially if being used during pregnancy). Do not use undiluted on the skin. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs.
Caution: Keep out of the reach of children. Not for internal use.
Storage: Keep in a cool, dark place
Shelf Life: 2 Years