Protect yourself with the purifying properties of Thyme Essential Oil. The thyme shrub belongs to the botanical family known as Lamiaceae and grows small green leaves with tiny pink, purple, or white florets depending on the variation. These adaptable and diverse species cross-pollinate with ease, leading to over 300 different variants that can produce this intensely fragrant oil. For centuries, Thyme has been embraced as a mighty spiritual and medicinal herb. The Romans were known to infuse their baths with Thyme to aid in cleansing and used its warming scent to instill a sense of courage and bravery in their soldiers before battle. Thymol, a terpene compound prominent in Thyme Essential Oil, is also believed to have strong antibacterial and anti-fungal benefits. In aromatherapy, Thyme Essential Oil is shown to have a strengthening effect on the body and mind. Its herbaceous, penetrating fragrance can be useful when looking to gain self-confidence, perspective, and a sense of self-esteem. Its fresh, sharp, green scent can also display feelings of calm and relaxation. Making it a useful oil when combating feelings of stress, fear, or fatigue.
• Confidence builder- Simply inhaling or adding 2-3 drops into a diffuser can do wonders for the mental psyche. Thyme has long been associated with feelings of courage, confidence, and self-esteem.
• Ease bloating- When added to massage oil, Thyme Essential Oil has been shown to help reduce bloating, flatulence, and irritable bowel ailments. Place the mixture into the palm of your hands and gently massage the abdominal area with kneading motions.
• Clear skin- Thyme Essential Oil can be highly beneficial for promoting clear skin. Add 5 drops into a carrier oil, add a natural exfoliant like sugar or salt, and scrub the body in circular motions. This formulation used 1-2 times a week can reveal brighter, detoxed, and smoother-looking skin.
• Clarifying hair care- Adding Thyme Essential Oil to hair care products such as shampoo, conditioner, or masques can ease product build-up, alleviate dandruff, and prevent lice.
• Soothe cough and congestion- Create respiratory steam by boiling hot water and adding 6 drops of Thyme Essential Oil. Simply breathe in the steam that accumulates and feel the refreshing relief of Thyme penetrate your sinuses and soothe colds, cough, and congestion.
Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Red Thyme Essential Oil has a fresh, herbaceous, medicinal scent. It has often been described as sharp and warming.
Cautions: Red Thyme Essential Oil should be avoided during pregnancy, or if a history of high blood pressure exists. Red Thyme contains a high amount of toxic phenols (carvacrol and thymol) that can irritate mucus membranes, and cause skin irritation and skin sensitization.
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