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Thyme Essential Oil Uses

Thyme oil does not only have health benefits but is also used in cooking for its spicy, warm, and penetrating aroma.

It’s extensively used in mouthwashes and toothpaste and helps support the body’s immune, digestive, nervous, respiratory, and other systems.


The oil is extracted from the thyme herb that grows extensively in different weather conditions including droughts, deep frost, and cold mountainous regions.

This gives various types of the herb different chemical compositions, but they all contain up to 54% thymol, which is what provides the oil with its antiseptic qualities.

Helps balance hormones

Thyme oil helps improve progesterone production in the body which is important for men and women who may be experience fertility, PCOS, depression and other hormonal imbalances.

It can also delay menopause and provide natural menopause relief from symptoms like:

  • hot flashes
  • insomnia
  • and mood swings

This natural hormone balancing option provides a safer, effective, natural  alternative to synthetic treatments like hormone replacement therapy.

Improves skin health

Thyme oil’s antibacterial properties help protect the skin from harmful fungal and bacterial infections like eczema.

It also heals: sores, acne, cuts, scars, and soothes burns.

Did you know that antioxidants in thyme oil can also help slow down the aging process to give healthy and glowing skin?

Other benefits thyme oil offer are:

  • Treats respiratory conditions like cold and cough
  • Kills bacteria that can lead to infections in the intestines, genitals, respiratory system, and from everyday cuts
  • Addresses oral problems like gingivitis, plaque, and tooth decay
  • An effective bug repellent
  • Increases blood circulation
  • Helps eliminate toxins
  • Treats fibroids
  • Reduces stress and anxiety