People know thyme by the name vulgari, and it is one of the most popular members of the mint family.
It has the ability to reduce inflammation, destroy bacteria and treat irritation. Chefs add it to their dishes and it is very effective for skin treatments.
Thyme destroys candida, herpes, flu virus and strep
This herb contains a wide specter of antiviral, bactericidal, antispasmodic, antiseptic, expectorant, fungicidal and antibiotic properties.
It boosts the metabolism and it improves the formation of the white blood cells. It also is an amazing cleanser and finds great use in detoxification treatments.
Thyme contains compounds that can relieve sore throat, cough, laryngitis, bronchitis, catarrh, cold, asthma, flu and respiratory infections.
When it comes to treating lung, throat and nose issues, it is best to inhale its vapors, and to deal with oral infections you can use it as a toothpaste or mouthwash.
It can be used to treat insomnia, depression and chronic fatigue, and it will normalize your blood pressure and it will stimulate your circulation.
Surgeons use thyme as well. They use thyme essential oil to disinfect their hands before going to surgery.
According to one study, thyme can destroy 90 percent of the microbes in the first three hours, including proteus, streptococcus, staphylococcus and cryptococcal.
- Strong diuretic
- It can treat symptoms of candida and vaginitis
- It relieves bladder/urinary infections
- It can treat nail fungus
- Can be used as a hand sanitizer
- It relieves muscle pain, sprains, arthritis pain, gout and rheumatic pain.
- Treats athlete’s foot
- It can remove warts and acne
- Treats insect bites and it can heal skin irritation
- It can be used as a hair tonic
- It destroys parasites
- Boosts omega 3 fats
- It can heal injuries to the skin
In order to soothe irritations, you can make a combination of rosemary essential oil, bergamot, grapefruit, lavender and lemon.
If you want to treat alopecia areata, you need to make a mixture of lavender, rosemary essential oil and cedarwood and then add the carrier oils like grape seed oil or jojoba. You will need to massage this mixture on your scalp every day for the next couple of months.