Our organic Thyme (Thymus vulgaria) Oil is steam distilled from the delicate, pale purple flowers and aromatic green leaves of four different kinds of thyme herbs cultivated in bright, sunny fields along the Spanish countryside. Thyme oil has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties, which make it ideal for treating scalp conditions that come with itchiness, flakiness and inflammation such as dandruff, eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. These properties make it effective in counteracting bacteria and fungi, as well as the damages of oxidative stress. Thyme oil also contains a generous amount of several compounds that have extensive health benefits, including: linalool; thymol; caracrol; cineol; camphor; and borneol. Many of these compounds have been proven to counteract alopecia areata as well as hair loss and hair breakage caused by separate conditions. The thymol in Thyme oil has been proven to increase blood circulation to the scalp, which stimulates the hair follicles and promotes hair growth. Thyme oil is high in antioxidants that protect the hair and scalp, while also providing hair-strengthening properties making the hair appear thicker and more voluminous. Thyme oil is known for its ability to repel and kill lice, making it a natural remedy for lice infestations. As aromatherapy, Thyme oil is centering emotionally and energetically as well as calming to the mind body and spirit. The oil promotes greater self-assurance and helps dispel any negative feelings one might be experiencing. Thyme oil has been used extensively for its culinary aspects as well as in mouthwashes, because of it’s antibacterial properties, and to ease minor pains, and unwanted muscle spasms due to its anti-inflammatory properties.