Used topically in aromatherapy to relieve minor skin irritation and to help relieve joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis.
Used topically and by inhalation as a nervine and to help relieve colds and cough.
Thymus vulgaris* (Thyme essential oil) (herb top flowering) 100%
Adults (> 18 years): Add 1-5 drops to 5 ml of neutral vegetable carrier oil and apply to affected area up to 3 times per day for local application. For topical applications do not use essential oils undiluted.
Direct inhalation: Apply 1-6 drops of undiluted essential oil to handkerchief/tissue and inhale occasionally up to 3 times per day.
For prolonged use, consult a health care practitioner. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with water or vegetable oil. Store at room temperature.
Cautions and warnings:
Keep out of reach of children. If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Centre. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult a health care practitioner. If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use this product.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.