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.
Properties[edit | edit source]
Circulatory[edit | edit source]
Increases blood pressure.
Emotional[edit | edit source]
Soothes stress, anxiety and depression. Improves memory and concentration.
Immunological[edit | edit source]
Helps fight colds, flu and other infections.
Respiratory[edit | edit source]
Eases asthma, catarrh, coughs and laryngitis.
Urological[edit | edit source]
Relieves cystitis and urethritis.
Caution[edit | edit source]
- Don't use thyme oil during pregnancy.
- Don't use if you have hypertension (high blood pressure).