Thyme (thymus vulgaris) is widely grown for culinary use but also has been used as a medicinal plant for centuries, especially as an antiseptic for respiratory diseases and digestive disorders.
Thyme oil is extracted from the plant air through a process of distillation. The main component of thyme essential oil is thymol, which has great medicinal value. Thymol is a very powerful substance can be toxic if not used correctly.
Types of aromatherapy oils are used to treat various health problems. For this we use a diffuser or burner to scent the air with a pleasant aroma, and by the way, taking advantage of the properties of several medicinal thyme.
Thyme oil is suitable for hot water bath. Mixing 20-40 drops in a shower gel, inserted into a hot water bath for 15 minutes will get a relaxation effect and oxygen, circulation thanks to the good that resulted.
For massage and external application using 20 drops of essential oil of thyme in a cup of vegetable oils of almond, jojoba or sesame. It is good to find the type of oil which one likes to mix and prepare the best massage oil is needed.
A few drops of oil in a cup of infusion thyme antivirus eucalyptus is naturally antibacterial, antiseptic, stimulates the respiratory and expectorant. It’s also good for the immune system and is a natural energy tonic.
Properties of thyme essential oil is useful in cases of abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhea and stomach problems for all in general.
Furthermore, energy tonic action that stimulates the brain and memory, both for the case of chronic fatigue and weakness or low blood pressure rise.