Thyme oil is extracted from the Thymus vulgaris plant of the Labiatae family. This essential oil can cause skin irritation but increases concentration and helps us to focus. The oil works favorably in bronchitis, cough, colds, asthma, rheumatism, sciatica, arthritis and gout.
The butter has a sweet and herbal aroma and is reddish-brown or amber in color.
The oil is extracted from the fresh or partially dried flowering peaks and leaves by steam distillation, with yields of about 0.7-1.0%
The main chemical constituents of thyme oil are: thion, a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, p-cymene, a-terpine, linalool, borneol, b-caryophyllene, thymol and carvacrol.
Thyme oil is very strong and should not be used by pregnant women or people with high blood pressure. It contains phenols that can irritate the lining and cause skin irritation. It should be avoided adding to products that care for the skin and should generally be used in low concentrations.
Thyme oil strengthens the nerves and improves memory and concentration. It has the unique ability to eliminate exhaustion and depression while strengthening the lungs and helping with diseases such as asthma, laryngitis, sinusitis, runny nose, cough cough, sore throat, and tonsillitis.
Thyme oil stimulates the immune system and helps with colds, flu, infectious diseases, chills, cystitis and urethritis.
The warming effect of this oil can help in cases of poor circulation, arthritis, rheumatism, gout, muscle sprains, and sports injuries. It is useful in the fight against cellulite, anorexia, obesity, whitening and can speed up the process of birth.
- Application for inhalers: In the inhaling treatment, thyme oil can be beneficial in bronchitis, cough, breathing problems, sinusitis and muscle pain.
- Application in massage oil: Mixed with massage oil, thyme helps in arthritis, bronchitis, colds, flu, cough, gout, bruises, eczema, muscle aches, obesity and rheumatism.
- Gargle application: Diluted with mouthwash for gargle, thyme oil helps with infections and tonsillitis.
- Application in pure form: Applied in pure form, thyme oil helps with animal bites but should be used with caution as it may cause skin irritation