Thyme Essential Oil was one of the earliest medicinal plants to be used in Western Medicine. You may like to blend a few drops of thyme essential oil with a carrier oil or base lotion to create your own treatment for aching muscles and limbs as well as easing symptoms of respiratory problems, coughs and colds. It may also soothe problems associated with rheumatism. You can also burn or vaporise Thyme essential oil to help ease the symptoms of bronchitis, cough, colds, respiratory problems, sinusitis, mucus congestion and general aches and pains.
Obtained by the steam distillation of the flowering plant. It has a sweet, green, fresh, mild scent and is antibacterial, antiseptic, balancing, and stimulating. One of the earliest medicinal plants in Western Medicine where it was applied against respiratory problems, digestive complaints, and the prevention and treatment of infection.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.