Thyme essential oil (Thymus Vulgaris) it is a symbol of lasting love, of fidelity, it recalls the story of Ariadne, abandoned by Theseus and then loved by Dionysus.
Placing a sprig under your pillow, you will have dreams capable of revealing the identity of true love. Capable of instilling courage, tipping the balance in favor of decisions and action. In the Middle Ages, the ladies embroidered ears of thyme on the tunics of the knights, so that they would not retreat in the face of danger.
The Ministry of Health recognizes its health-promoting action on nose and throat well-being, its ability to fluidify bronchial secretions and its antioxidant action. It has digestive function, regulates gastrointestinal motility and helps to eliminate air.
In aromatherapy it is considered excellent for eliminating colds, sinusitis, sore throats and feverish states, it is also used against gastritis and intestinal parasites.
Very effective in case of muscle contractions, joint pain, bruises and rheumatism.
Powerful antiseptic and antibacterial.
Very good in the kitchen, try making a flavored butter with a few drops of common thyme essential oil, or adding it to extra virgin olive oil.
It is a tonic for psychophysical activities, strengthens memory, counteracts anxiety and insomnia.
- Room diffuser: 2 drops in 100 ml of water.
- Suffumigi: a few drops of essential oil in 1 liter of hot water and salt for about 20 minutes. Keep eyes and mouth closed.
- Bath tub: 3/4 drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt or milk or cream or honey to put in hot water (used to prevent the oil from evaporating due to the heat).
- Massages: dilute 1 drop of essential oil in a tablespoon of oil through.
- Food use: we recommend a maximum of 1 drop every 100 gr. of food to be flavored to be added at the end of cooking (we suggest caution, the flavor is very strong).
Warnings: Always use with caution. Do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnant or breastfeeding.
If in doubt consult a doctor/pharmacist.