Legend: Thyme was used in ancient herbal medicine by Greeks, Egyptians and the Romans. It was used as an incense in Greek temples and the Egyptians used it in embalming. During the Middle Ages it was given to jousting Knights for courage, and a sprig of thyme was carried into courtrooms to ward off diseases of the poor.
Heal your body: Fortifies the lungs when treating colds, coughs, sore throats, tonsillitis, bronchitis and asthma. Beneficial to the immune system, it helps the body fight disease and deters the spread of germs. Raises low blood pressure; when used in compress could be good for painful arthritic swelling. May stop nose bleeds. Helpful with sluggish digestion and scanty periods.
Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris
Place of Origin: Spain
Plant Part: Leaves and flowering tops
Colour: Clear to light yellow
Note: Top to middle
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: spicy, warm, herbaceous aroma.
Common Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Directions: There are many ways to use essential oils, such as burning them in an oil burner, but remember never apply neat to the skin unless it has been mixed with a carrier oil such as jojoba first. For more ways to use essential oils please visit our Tips section.
Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Not recommended for sensitive skin. Avoid whilst pregnant.
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