This oil is a winter essential, highly recommended to strengthen resistance and combat respiratory ailments. Red Thyme oil is a powerful oil with high levels of 3 antimicrobial compounds including thymol. Thyme oil was used in the past as a disinfectant in hospitals, and has attracted much scientific interest as a powerful antimicrobial.
Nature/Essence – Powerful & Stimulating
Red Thyme is not recommended for skincare as it can be a strong skin irritant (see White Thyme instead).
Red Thyme oil provides immune support and has powerful respiratory antiseptic and decongesting properties for coughs, colds and congestion. Its warming action stimulates circulation and restores vitality to the body, easing muscle and joint stiffness and fluid retention.
Red Thyme helps restore and strengthen the nerves, aid mental function and clear the head.
Red Thyme oil can be diffused to help purify the air and is a powerful antiseptic in household cleaning blends.