The thyme, with his property flavoring and expectorants, combined with others essential oils, can create an ointment to relieve ailments caused by cold, climate change and all the factors that threaten the normal functioning of the respiratory system.
This DIY thyme ointment it lends itself as a natural remedy for cough and phlegm and is useful in case of various airway disorders. How to use it? Just apply the DIY ointment on the chest, back and soles of the feet.
Thyme-based ointment against phlegm
To soothe the phlegm it is possible to produce a DIY balsamic ointment that combines the expectorant properties of thyme with the characteristics of other essential oils such as peppermint, eucalyptus and rosemary. What do you need to prepare this DIY thyme ointment?
- 12 drops of thyme essential oil
- 10 drops of peppermint essential oil
- 10 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
- 10 drops of rosemary essential oil
- 30 ml of coconut oil
- 20 ml of olive oil
- 30 grams of shea butter
- Menthol crystals
The preparation is simple: mix all the ingredients well until you get a homogeneous mixture. The balsamic ointment can be rubbed on the chest or spread on the temples. It will be the body heat that releases the balsamic vapors of the DIY ointment which will thus be able to exert its decongestant action by stimulating, among other things, blood circulation. To intensify the effect ofDIY thyme ointmentJust cover the area affected by the treatment with a warm flannel blanket.
In case of cough and phlegm related to headaches and / or severe stress, it is also possible to add lavender essential oil to the mixture. Lavender essential oil can boast multiple properties: it is a calming agent and is useful against insomnia, anxiety, stress and headaches.
Where to find theThyme essential oil (Thyme essence)?
Here are two links:
- Pure and Organic Thyme Essential Oil
A 10 ml bottle is offered at a price of around 12 euros. It is in fact an "organic" product, ie obtained from organic farming.
- Pure Thyme Essential Oil
It is 100% pure essential oil but in this case the thyme has not been grown organically. A 50 ml bottle is offered for around 8 euros.
Thyme-based natural remedies to stop snoring
L'thyme essential oil, rubbed at the back of the big toe, would seem to be a good natural remedy to stop snoring. It is the foot reflexology schemes that believe in the efficacy of the essential oil of thyme if rubbed at the base of the big toe. Many former snorers confirm its effectiveness and if your partner snores, it's worth a try!