Sweet Thyme linalool ct Top note Antimicrobial, restorative and strengthening.
The ancient Greeks, Egyptians and Romans used Thyme as a medicinal herb. Used as an incense in Greece, whilst the Egyptians used it as part of the embalming process.
Roman soldiers bathed in thyme, to give them courage and strength. Jousting knights received Thyme as an appreciation and symbol of bravery. The Sumerians, one of the earliest urban societies to emerge over 5000 years ago used Thyme for it’s antiseptic qualities. Consequently today, Thyme essential oil is used to prevent infection and to aid convalescence. Furthermore Aromatherapy massage is one of most effective methods to feel the full benefits of essential oils.
Sweet Thyme is a perennial aromatic herb, the leaves are small green-grey, whilst the flowers violet or white. Thyme essential oil is steam distilled from both the flowering tops and leaves.
Possessing strong antibacterial, antifungal and anti-infective properties. It is not however as powerful as Red and White thyme oils, which therfore mean, Sweet thyme being preferable choice for use with children and the elderly.
- An effective neurotonic, which gives a boost to the body’s nervous system.
- Helps to boost the immune system as it is strong probiotic, unfortunately, antibiotics weaken the body’s natural defense system as well destroy invading bacteria, resulting in leaving you open to yet more infections.
- Thyme oil is also advocated by therapists use in fighting fungal infections, achieved through the application of a blended cream or lotion.
In inhalation , either a few drops of oil in a vapouriser or a bowl of hot water,will relieve chronic, chest infections. Furthermore Thyme oil has the ability to strengthen respiratory function, eliminate chronic fatigue and general debility. In addition it’s antispasmodic action helps to soothe dry, hacking coughs.
Emotions: helps to bring a sense of balance on obsessive emotions