The health benefits of thyme essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antispasmodic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, bactericidal, bechic, cardiac, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, emenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticide, stimulant, tonic and vermifuge substance.
Thyme oil makes scars and other ugly spots on your body vanish. These include the surgical marks, marks left by accidental injuries, acne, pox, measles, and sores.It relives spasms due to muscular aches, abdominal and intestinal aches. It is a good antiseptic and safeguards wounds and sores against infections. Since it is a diuretic, it increases urination and helps in the removal of toxins from the body. This inhibits bacterial growth within and outside of the body. It kills bacteria as well as keeps them away from the organs in the body. It is particularly beneficial in curing bacterial infections like B-Colitis, renal colic, bacterial infections in the genitals and urethra, intestines, and respiratory system as well as the external exposure of wounds. It relaxes the arteries and veins and thereby reduces blood pressure and stress. This oil can normalize their blood pressure by raising it, which is just as important sometimes as lowering it.
It opens obstructed menses, gives relief from the symptoms like abdominal pain, fatigue, nausea, depression and low blood pressure that is associated with menstruation. It can also delay menopause, thereby keeping women healthy, happy and fertile. It helps cure infections that cause cough and cold and drains congestion, thereby giving relief from coughs and colds. It stimulates circulation, digestion, nervous responses and the secretion of hormones, thereby stimulating the whole metabolism. Thyme essential oil also tones up the circulatory system, heart, digestive system, nervous system, muscles, and skin while fortifying them and boosting immunity. : It acts as a memory booster and an antidepressant. It helps to increase concentration and helps to cure sinusitis, bronchitis, anorexia, cellulite, eczema, athletes foot, dermatitis, insect and animal bites, stings, laryngitis, pharyngitis and other infections. Finally, it can be used to eliminate bad breath and body odor.