Thyme (White) Organic Essential Oil (10ml)

Thyme (White) Organic Essential Oil (10ml)
Brand: Lily and Loaf
25.14 GBP
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Warm, slightly sweet, woody fragrance with tonic properties for circulation and nerves. Pungent, spicy, medicinal aroma to clarify and energise mind and uplift mood. Thyme essential oil is derived from the steam distillation of the flowering tops of the Thymus vulgaris plant. Historically, it’s said that thyme was used in embalming, as well as for religious ceremonies, and funeral rites. As a tonic oil, thyme is used for the circulatory, digestive and nervous systems. Thyme’s warming properties are helpful as a circulatory stimulant that is excellent in massage blends to relieve cramps and muscular aches, ease stiff joints and combat fatigue. With natural antiseptic, warming properties thyme can help reduce mucous, and clear sinuses. Emotionally, thyme essential oil has been used for courage and revitalisation, mental clarity, and uplifting moods. Aromatic Description: Pungent, spicy Plant Part: Flowering tops Source: France Extraction method: Steam distillation How to use essential oils Massage – Both body and facial massage can benefit from the intoxicating aroma of essential oils. Always ensure that you add the essential oil to a carrier oil first, and never apply directly to your skin. A carrier oil, also known as base oil, is used to dilute essential oils before they applied to the skin. Bathing – There is no better way to unwind than in an essential oil bath, calming oils like Lavender and Clary Sage are especially relaxing. Add 5-10 drops in a bath and disperse vigorously before entering the bath. Steam inhalation – This is a really good way of helping to relieve blocked sinuses or congestion. Eucalyptus is one of the most popular oils for this. Fill a large bowl with hot (not boiling water), add 3-4 drops of your chosen oil then lean over the bowl placing a towel over your head and slowly breathe in the until you start to feel relief. Diffusers – There are many diffusers available, one of the most popular being an ultrasonic diffuser which uses water to crea