The Greek word “thymos” means “to scent”. Hippocrates spoke with great admiration of the therapeutic properties of thyme. In ancient Greece, they burned thyme as an offer to the gods, and the myth states that it was born from the tears of Beautiful Helen. It is a famous antiseptic and is very important for healing of the respiratory system.
Beauty: Ideal for oily skin with acne problems. Helps fight dandruff, hair loss and excessive oiliness.
Body: Helps fight infections of the respiratory system. Ideal for treating colds, coughs and sore throats.
Mind and spirit: Powerful tonic renowned as an antidote for depression because it lifts the spirits. Strengthens nerves and stimulates the brain. Improves memory and concentration.
Use: For cough and running nose: Add 2 drops of thyme essential oil in ½ liter of boiling water and follow the inhalation procedure. For mental and physical exhaustion: Add 6 drops of thyme essential oil to the air diffuse. For hair loss, oily hair and dandruff: Add 25 drops of thyme essential oil to 100 ml of laurel oil and massage the scalp. Rinse in mouth for sensitive and inflamed gums: Add 1 drop of thyme essential oil to a glass of water and mouthwash. For sore throat: Add 1 drop of thyme essential oil to a glass of water and gargle twice a day.