Thyme ct linalol

Thyme- AroMeds Thymus vulgaris ct linalool is organically grown and the partially dried leaves and flowering tops are steam distilled in France. It is a member of the lamiaceae plant family, and has herbaceous, strong yet mildly sweet aroma. The linalool chemotype is the most gentle of the thymes.

Uses-

  • Thyme is a very effective antimicrobial oil, yet safe enough for children and more frail populations, and when properly diluted, safe for topical use. (1% dilution is 5-6 drops per 1 ounce carrier oil/lotion/salve)
  • Useful when addressing respiratory infections like colds, flu and bronchitis.
  • According to Battaglia," Thyme oil is recommended for all infections. It stimulates the production of white blood corpuscles, so it strengthens the body's immunes system".
  • Thyme is also reputed to be a reliable tonic, effective at activating people experiencing lethargy and/or emotional exhaustion.

Blends well with- clary sage, balsam fir, cypress, frankincense, ginger, lavender, geranium, grapefruit, lemon, orange, mandarin, palmarosa, rosemary ct verbonone

Notes of interest-  Thyme's name originate from the Greek word thyman, meaning 'to fumigate'.

Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser, steam inhalation

Safety data- Skin sensitization is possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and/or topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified period of time. Keep away from children and pets.

Resources-

Battaglia, S. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2003.

Tisserand, R and Young, R. Essential Oil Safety, A Guide for Health Care Professionals, Second Edition, Churchill Livingston Elsevier, 2014.

 Worwood, V.A. Aromatherapy for the Soul, New World Library, 1999.

Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.


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