Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lavender, Pine, Rosemary, Tea Tree
Thyme essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and the flowers of the perennial herb, thyme essential oil exhibits a medium middle fragrance note that is warm, herbaceous, savory and sweet. Historically used as a medicinal herb due to its high degree of thymol, it is known to invigorate the mind and encourage clear and concise thinking. Dilute in carrier oil for a soothing massage, or diffuse to stimulate mental clarity and chase away fatigue. Diffuse or vaporize to support the immune system and clear the airways during seasonal illness or acute hay fever. Effective in treating nausea and stomach discomfort due to indigestion or gas. Its antiseptic and disinfectant properties make it a popular addition to household cleaning preparations.
Suggested Uses of Thyme Essential Oil
Diffuse 2-3 drops per 100ml of water to stimulate mental clarity and chase away fatigue
Add 1 drop to a teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to abdomen in a clockwise direction to aide digestion
Make a deoderizing Lemon Thyme carpet and uphostery powder to use around the house or in your car:
Pour 2 cups of baking soda into a large glass bowl
Add 20 drops of Lemon and 5 drops of Thyme and stir until well combined
Transfer to a glass shaker jar or a cleaned out plastic shaker if using right away
Shake evenly over carpet or upholstery and let sit for 15 minutes
Vacuum the powder and enjoy the fresh lingering scent
On the recommendation of the International Federation of Aromatherapists, TruGardens does not endorse taking essential oils internally unless specifically directed and prescribed by a qualified healthcare practitioner who is also trained in clinical aromatherapy. Avoid using during pregnancy, or if you suspect you might be pregnant, except on the advice of a qualified practitioner. Store all essential oil products safely out of reach of children. Essential oils are potent, and a little bit goes a long way. Do not use essential oils undiluted directly on the skin as they can cause irritation. Keep away from children, and do not apply near the eyes, mucous membranes, sensitive or broken skin. Every individual reacts differently to essential oils: Always perform a ‘test patch’ properly diluted in carrier oil to determine sensitivity. This statement has not been approved, assessed or otherwise endorsed by the FDA. TruGardens does not in any way support the use of these products for the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any disease.