Some historical records attribute the naming of the thyme plant to Theophrastus, 3rd century B.C. Greek philosopher and naturalist. Ancient Greeks believed thyme and its extracts could give them courage and restore vigour and mental alertness. They used sprigs of thyme in their baths and burned it as incense in their temples. It was an ingredient in ritual altar fires, to purify the sacrifices to
Area of Origin Nea Risio, Thessaloniki
Aroma: herbaceous, terpenic, coniferous, with a hint of woody smokiness
There are two main ways in which essential oils can be used – through inhalation or by skin application. We love our essential oils and would like you to enjoy them safely so, we have created some general recommendations on how to use essential oils and on their dosage. When in any doubt, please consult with a fully qualified and insured aromatherapy practitioner.
Some examples are for room vapourisation, add to your bath, add to your footbath, for massage, add to creams, lotions and gels.