The essential oil of Thyme Serpillum (Thymus Serpillum) is a rarity, in fact it is the most widespread in the wild, but it is the least cultivated; combined with Lavender, Rosemary and Sage it formed the so-called vinegar of the four thieves, used as a panacea for all ills.
The Ministry of Health recognizes its healthy action on the well-being of the nose and throat, its ability to thin bronchial secretions and its antioxidant action. It has a digestive function, regulates gastrointestinal motility and helps eliminate air.
In aromatherapy it is considered a great antiseptic, it restores the intestinal flora. Inhaled it fights colds, coughs, bronchitis and flu.
Naturopaths use it to treat intestinal or urinary infections, as a treatment for rheumatism and to stimulate the production of white blood cells; it has an analgesic action and is used in the treatment of stomatitis, abscesses and gingivitis.
It is used as an ingredient in remedies for the care of the scalp from dandruff and for the skin in case of acne, dermatitis and warts.
It is used, properly diluted in oil through, in massages for the treatment of rheumatism, muscle and arthritic pains.
It is used in the production of wild thyme liqueurs, we offer it in our extra virgin olive oil Dipinto N.1
Calming, in aromatherapy it is used against anxiety, nervousness and insomnia.
- Home diffuser: add 2 drops to 100 ml of water
- Steam inhalation: emulsify 2 drops of essential oil with coarse salt in 1 l of hot water. Inhale for about 20 minutes, keeping your eyes and mouth closed.
- Bathtub: emulsify 4 drops of essential oil with coarse salt — or alternatively milk, cream, or honey — to add to the hot water (so that the oil doesn’t evaporate due to the heat)
- Massages: dilute 1-2 drops of essential oil in a tablespoon of carrier oil.
Caution: always use with moderation. Do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnancy, or when breastfeeding. If in doubt, please consult your doctor.
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