Thymus vulgaris - The herb of courage!
Antimicrobial, antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, restorative, cicatrisant,
- Enhances: Courage, self-confi dence, concentration, determination, focus, healing, vitality
- Reduces: Depression, anxiety, fatigue, fear, insomnia, colds and fl u, respiratory problems
Infections, immune & circulatory-stimulant, antirheumatic, emmenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, parasiticide
- Musculoskeletal: Gout, rheumatic & arthritic pain, sporting injuries, cramps, spasms
- Nervous system: Tonic, fatigue, mental stress, weakness, headache, insomnia
- Respiratory system: Coughs, colds,
- Circulatory System: Poor or weak circulation, oedema, cellulite, low blood pressure
- Integumentary system: Acne, boils, dermatitis, eczema, insect bites, oralfl u, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, viral infections
Methods for use
- Massage: Use up to 5 drops of Thyme in a blend of up to 25 drops of complementary oils in 50ml of massage oil base.
- Aromatic Bath: Add up to 5 drops of thyme essential oil in blend of up to 10 drops in 5ml of dispersantto a full bath.
- Vaporiser: Place 8 to 10 drops of essential oil onto the top of your Tri Nature vaporiser dish. If candle vaporisers are used, the oil should be added to water in the vaporiser pan.
Fresh or partly dried leaves and flowering tops
Method of extraction
Steam or water distillation
Non-toxic and non-irritant but possibly sensitising to some users. Avoid use during pregnancy.