Thyme oil benefits include it's ability to ease anxiety, help fight acne, stimulate the appetite, reduce inflammation, and to help fight Athlete's Foot.
For many centuries, thyme oil has been used throughout the world for sacred practices like burning incense in temples, embalming before burial, and to help get a good night's sleep, but many new uses are being discovered now.
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is extracted from the leaf of the thyme plant and contains thymol, and a combination of powerful chemicals, which make it a great cleansing oil.
As with many essential oils, thyme should be diluted with a carrier oil like coconut or almond, before applying to skin.
Thyme oil contains constituents of thymol, carvacrol, alpha-thujone, alpha-pinene, camphene, alpha-terpinene, linalool, borneol, beta-pinene, para-cymene, and beta-caryophyllene, which contribute to a variety of uses.
Thyme oil uses as:
This oil can be mixed with Grapefruit, Lemon, Orange, Lavender, and Bergamot in essential oil recipes to provide additional health benefits, and for luxurious spa treatments.
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Thyme oil benefits many health issues that we face today, with it's ability to help us fight common illnesses, makes it one of those "must-have" essential oils for our home and family.