Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Thyme

Thyme flowers
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)

Thyme oil comes from the flowers and leaves of the Thymus vulgaris plant. It has a sweet herbal scent.

PropertiesEdit

 
Thymus vulgaris essential oil.

CirculatoryEdit

Increases blood pressure.

EmotionalEdit

Soothes stress, anxiety and depression. Improves memory and concentration.

ImmunologicalEdit

Helps fight colds, flu and other infections.

RespiratoryEdit

Eases asthma, catarrh, coughs and laryngitis.

UrologicalEdit

Relieves cystitis and urethritis.

CautionEdit

  • Don't use thyme oil during pregnancy.
  • Don't use if you have hypertension (high blood pressure).