The Thyme is a member of the family of mint and originates from the Mediterranean basin.

According to Christine Ruggeri, CHHC:

“The oldest Egyptian medical text, called Ebers Papyrus, dates back to 1550 BC and records the healing value of thyme. The ancient Egyptians used the Thyme, and the ancient Greeks used it in their baths and temples; they believed that this led to feelings of courageousness.

In the European Middle Ages, the Thyme was placed under the pillow to help sleep and refuse nightmares; The plant was also put on a coffins during funerals, as it was believed provide a safe passage to the next life. “

It has a rich, strong, flavorful flavor, and the name comes from the Greek word “‘thymos”, which means “perfume”.

Mrs. Ruggeri adds:

“Since the thyme plant is grown in many environments, climates, and soils, there are over 300 varieties with different chemotypes. Although everyone looks the same, the chemical composition differs from the appropriate health benefits. The main ingredients of thyme essential oil usually include alpha-tujon, alpha-pinene, camphene, beta-pinene, para-cymene, alpha-terpineol, linalool, borneol, beta-cariole, thymol, and carvacrol. “

Depending on the location in which the plant is growing, these chemical components of the oil are distilled from the plant variety. For beginners, Linalool ct. Thymus Vulgaris is the best oil because it is not sharp for the skin and can be freely used for the elderly and children.
Other popular oils are thymus vulgaris c.t carvacrol, thymus vulgaris ct. thujanol, and thymus vulgaris ct. thymol.

Here are some features of the most common thyme chemotypes, explained in an article published on The Truth About Cancer website:

  • Thymus vulgaris ct thymol- Between 60-70% of thymol, this chemotype has strong antiseptic properties. It has a high level of antioxidants, with strong anti-inflammatory and mitigating pain.
  • Thymus vulgaris ct linalool – one of the smallest hematopoietic thymus, usually grows at high altitudes and has powerful antifungal and antiparasitic properties.
  • Thymus vulgaris ct carvacrol – Between 30-80% carvacrol (depending on when it is read) also has strong anti-inflammatory, analgesic (antioxidant) and antioxidant properties.
  • Thymus vulgaris ct 1,8 cineole- It is 80-90% cineole, with an interesting range of benefits. It is a good exemplar (release of phlegm), a diuretic (increases urine output) and analgesic properties.
  • hymus vulgaris ct thujanol – About 50% thujanol, this chemotype is known as support for the immune system. It is found mostly in the wild, known as Sweet Thyme.
  • Thyme oil has diuretic, antifungal, antiseptic antiviral, and antispasmodic property, so it detoxifies the body, destroys microbes,
    strengthens the immune system, and supports the formation of white blood cells.
  • Increases blood circulation to accelerate healing, improve memory and concentration, and raise blood pressure.
  • Its strong antibacterial properties kill various bacteria, including staphylococci, and purify the air from Proteus, streptococcus, staphylococci, and Cryptococcus.
  • Fight against respiratory infections, cough, colds, and flu, bronchitis, throat inflammation, cats, asthma, and laryngitis.
  • It is a powerful natural remedy in case of physical and physical weakness, because it revives the body and mind, and it is used to treat chronic fatigue, depression, insomnia and accelerating recovery after illness.
  • Thyme essential oil enhances mucus secretion and relieves a dry cough

In addition, this incredible essential oil offers countless other medicinal properties, such as:

  • You can use it as a natural hand sanitizer, in the form of a hot coating to alleviate rheumatic pain, sciatica, spasms, muscle aches, sports injuries, and gout.
  • Dilute it and apply it to the affected area to soften your feet,
  • To improve the health and appearance of the hair, use it on hair as a hair toner
  • Mix it with some other essential oil such as pine, lemon, lavender, rosemary, and grapefruit, and prevent skin irritation
  • Destroys fungus nails, candida, and vaginitis
  • It battles infections of the urinary tract and urinary tract
  • Regular consumption increases the amount of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid, which is omega-3 fatty acid) in the brain, kidneys and cell membranes in the heart
  • To treat alopecia, combine it with lavender, rosemary, cedar in a mixture of jojoba and grape oil, and massage the skin daily.
  • For the treatment of acne and nipple also you can use it as a detergent
  • Enjoy baths with a few drops of this oil to treat irregular or poor menstruation
  • Use a 1% solution as an antibacterial spray for fresh produce

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