Used in treatment of colds, flu and coughs
Provides relief to asthma and hay fever
Soothes aching muscles and spasms
Relieves muscle spasms
Expectorant (increases bronchial secretions and facilitates their expulsion through coughing, spitting or sneezing)
Fungal and skin infections:
For an unexpected bout of athlete's foot or any other minor skin infection, thymeherbal remedies will bring relief if used externally.
Thyme is said to support the body's functions and has anti-ageing properties.
Pregnant moms should not use the essential oil externally.
Do not take the essential oil internally.
(Zaakirah Rossier, Health24, updated October 2010)