- Cleansing aromatherapy oil popularly used to ease bad chest and sleeplessness.
- In skincare, thought to help improve the appearance of skin
- Used and thought to be benificial in massage therapies for aches and pains
- Blends well with bergamot, grapefruit, lemon, pine and rosemary
The essential oil is extracted through the process of steam or water distillation using the flowers and leaves of the plant. It is a pale clear to golden amber in colour of appearance and has sweet herbaceous-like aroma. Egyptians would have once used Thyme in the embalming process and this herb has also been known amongst Greek traditions for use of this herb in medicinal applications.
The warming properties of this oil make it ideally suited for joint and muscle aches and pains. In aromatherapy and vaporiser treatments, it is thought to be effective in the treatment of bad chests. In creams, lotions and balms, it is known to be helpful against bruises.
Blends well with: Bergamot, grapefruit, lemon, pine and rosemary.