Tag: chemotypes

Essential Oils

Thyme essential oil (Thymus vulgaris)

Sources:  Mediterranean Europe and Africa Extraction: Steam distilled Note: Middle Scent: strong, sweet, herbal Key points:   Good antiseptic Useful for respiratory diseases Properties:  antiseptic, anti-bacterial, antispasmodic, expectorant, insecticide, stimulant Uses:  stimulate immune system, disinfectant, colds, flu, sinusitis, coughs , increase mental clarity Cautions: Do not use during pregnancy. Do …
Essential Oils

Rosemary essential oil: Uses in a diffuser

Sources: Mediterranean countries (Europe, Tunisia) Extraction: Steam distilled Note: Middle Scent: Strong, woody, camphor Key Points: Good for mental clarity, fatigue Pay attention to chemotypes (see below) Useful for headaches Properties: analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, mucolytic, stimulant Uses: mental clarity, headaches, fatigues, congestion, sinusitis, colds, flu, airborne germs Cautions:  Do not …