Uses of Thyme Oil Part 1
Thyme is a remarkable handy oil, find out how you can harness its powerful antiseptic and restorative qualities to improve your health, exercise routine or even your holiday.
Beat Winter Colds and Chills
Thyme is essential for treating respiratory infections. Add to chest rubs and steam inhalations to chase away colds.
Core throat Gargle – For rapid relief from the misery of a sore throat, gargle three times day with 3 drops each of thyme and clary sage in a glass of warm water. Do not swallow.
Hankerchief Inhalation – At the first sign of a cold, inhale the vapours from an handkerchief of :
– 2-3 drops of thyme
– 2-3 drops of peppermint
Steam Inhalation – Ease sinusitis congestion with a steam inhalation. Add to a bowl of hot water :
– 2 drops of thyme
– 2 drops of eucalyptus
– 2 drops of rosemary
Breathe deeply for 10 minutes
A steam inhalation of thyme, eucalyptus and rosemary has antiseptic properties that helps fight against bacteria.