PRIMARY BENEFITS OF THYME ESSENTIAL OIL
- Cleansing and purifying effect for the skin
- Supports a healthy immune system
- Naturally repels insects
- Helps as a memory booster and antidepressant
- May reduce blood pressure
- Helps reduce symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thought to impart courage to its bearer, Thyme was given to knights and warriors before they went into battle by ladies of the Middle Ages. During this same period, Thyme was often placed beneath pillows to help promote a peaceful sleep and to ward off nightmares.
The ancient Greeks used Thyme in their baths and burned it as an incense in their temples while the Egyptians used it in their embalming rites.
A perennial herb, member of the mint family, is today used for aromatherapy, cooking, potpourri, mouthwashes, and elixirs, added to ointments as well as for medicinal purposes.
Today, Thyme is commonly used as a seasoning, but it also produces a potent essential oil that has cleansing and purifying effects for the skin; however, due to its high thymol content, Thyme should be diluted with Fractionated Coconut Oil before application.
Thyme has specific chemistry that supports a healthy immune system. It may help with sinusitis, bronchitis, laryngitis, pharyngitis and other infections. Studies have shown that Thyme may also help with the intracellular killing of C. albicans (Candida).
It can be useful on skin irritations including; insect bites or stings, eczema, athlete’s foot, and dermatitis. Applying Thyme diluted with a carrier oil (such as Fractionated Coconut Oil or Almond Oil) to the affected are may also help reduce scarring and other skin marks.
Thyme may be useful in helping with Chronic Fatigue Symptoms and may help improve sleep by either adding a couple drops to your bath or diffusing it.
Health benefits can be attributed to Thyme’s antispasmodic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, bacterial, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticide, and stimulant properties.
- Add 2 drops to veggie capsules and take during winter time to support a healthy immune system.
- Use when gardening to naturally repel insects.
- Use 1–2 drops in meat and entrée dishes to add a fresh herbal flavor.
- Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil then apply to targeted areas on the skin to purify and promote healthy-looking skin.
- Add Thyme to your favorite daytime diffuser blend to promote a sense of alertness.
- Provides cleansing and purifying effects for the skin.
- Use one to two drops in place of dried Thyme in your favorite recipes.
- Thyme has a stimulating aroma.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. These statements are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.
Pregnant or lactating women and persons with known medical conditions should consult a physician prior to the use of any of these products.
Thyme Essential Oil
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