A Multi-Use Oil
Thyme is one of the most recognizable herbs in the garden, with small tightly packed aromatic leaves, that stem from a woody evergreen bush that flowers in purple or white. The garden thyme is an improved variation of the Wild Thyme from areas native to its mountainous habitat. It may be a companion planted along with Lavender - as they both favor the same conditions and compliment each other in the garden. Also known as Common Thyme, French Thyme, and Garden Thyme, this herb originates from the Spain and Mediterranean region.
Thymol is part of a naturally occurring compound, an active ingredient of Thyme, when this chemical comes in contact with iron in a crude distillation process, it discolors to a reddish brown. Considered throughout most of history to be an antiseptic and disinfectant in many uses, this oil contains strong antimicrobial agents that have been found to reduce bacterial resistance, as well as an effective fungicide.
Eases respiratory, digestive complaints, and aids in the prevention and treatment of infection. From mild skin complaints of acne, bruises, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, insect bites, lice, gum infections and oily skin. Also helps with circulation, muscle and joint pain. Boosts immunity and increases concentration. Calming and cleansing.
Use with caution -may cause some skin irritation and sensitivity to some individuals. Use in moderation and always dilute before use.
Safety Precaution: Flammable.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Lemon, Rosemary, Melissa, Lavender, Lavandin, Marjoram, Peru Balsam and Pine.