Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Thyme
- Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
Thyme oil comes from the flowers and leaves of the Thymus vulgaris plant. It has a sweet herbal scent.
Increases blood pressure.
Soothes stress, anxiety and depression. Improves memory and concentration.
Helps fight colds, flu and other infections.
Eases asthma, catarrh, coughs and laryngitis.
Relieves cystitis and urethritis.
- Don't use thyme oil during pregnancy.
- Don't use if you have hypertension (high blood pressure).