- Color: Reddish Brown
- Oil Consistency: Medium and Slightly Oily
- Perfumery Note: Middle
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium – Strong
- Scent: Fresh, medicinal, herbaceous.
Action: Highly antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral, uterine tonic, cardiotonic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, bechic, cardiotonic, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticidal, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge.
Benefits, Indications: Asthma, bronchitis, colitis, cystitis, dermatitis, anthrax, fatigue (general), pleurisy, psoriasis, sciatica, tuberculosis, vaginal candida. A general tonic for nerves and stomach.
It may also help with bacterial infections, respiratory infections, circulation, depression, digestion, headaches, insomnia, rheumatism, urinary infections, viruses along the spine.
More Info: 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.
The warming effect of this oil can help in cases of poor circulation, as well as for arthritis, rheumatism, gout, muscular aches and pains, sprains and sport injuries. It is also helpful for cellulite, anorexia, obesity and edema and in cases of scanty periods, leucorrhoea, and to speed up birth and to expel afterbirth.
Chemical Constituents: A-thujone, a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, p-cymene, a-terpinene, linalool, borneol, b-caryophyllene, thymol, carvacrol
Companion Oils: Bergamot, citrus oils, cedarwood, juniper, tea tree, oregano, rosemary CT cineol
Precautions: It is a very potent oil and should not be used during pregnancy or in cases of high blood pressure. Because of the phenols (carvacrol and thymol), which can irritate mucus membranes and cause skin irritation, it should not be used for skin care products, and in general should be used in low concentrations.
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