Scent: Warm, fresh herbal, pungent
Blends With: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Rosemary, Pine
Benefits: antispasmodic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, bactericidal, bechic, cardiac, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, emenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticide, stimulant, tonic and vermifuge substance.
Safety Precautions: Thyme has no known side effects and is completely safe to use. However, thyme’s essential oil could cause skin and mucous membrane irritation and can also cause allergic reactions. It is also recommended that thyme should not be used medicinally during pregnancy as they have been linked with uterine stimulation.