Wild thyme essential oil (Thymus Serpillum) it is a rarity, in fact it is the most widespread in the wild, but it is the least cultivated; joined to Lavender, to the Rosemary and to Sage formed the so-called vinegar of the four thieves, used as a panacea for all ills.
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 a great antiseptic, it restores the intestinal flora. Inhaled fights colds, coughs, bronchitis and flu.
Naturopaths indicate it to treat intestinal or urinary infections, as a treatment for rheumatism and to stimulate the production of white blood cells; it has an analgesic action and is used in the treatment of stomatitis, abscesses and gingivitis.
It is used as an ingredient in remedies for the care of the scalp from dandruff and for the skin in case of acne, dermatitis and warts.
It is used, suitably diluted in oil via, in massages for the treatment of rheumatism, muscular and arthritic pains.
It is used in the production of wild thyme liqueurs, we offer it in our extra virgin olive oil Painting No.1
Calming, in aromatherapy it is used against anxiety, nervousness and insomnia.
- Room diffuser: 2 drops in 100ml of water.
- Suffumigi: few drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt in 1 liter of hot water for approximately 20 minutes. Keep eyes and mouth closed.
- Bath tub: 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 a few drops of essential oil in a spoonful of oil through.
Warnings: Always use with caution. Do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnant or breastfeeding.
If in doubt consult a doctor/pharmacist.