Benefits of eucalyptus and thymol as ingredients in an instant pain reliever medicine.

What is thyme?

Most of you would be familiar with the herb thyme which is used to season food. However, it would be news to many that they are the source of thyme oil. Thyme has therapeutic properties which are indispensable to mankind. It is a natural expectorant that helps you to fight respiratory infections. It expels the mucus out due to its antibacterials properties. Hence a thyme tea will help you fight nasal congestion and cough.

What is Thyme Oil

Thyme oil has a bundle of benefits in our lives to protect our health. It has anti-inflammatory, antifungal and antibacterial properties which is the reason for its importance in cosmetics, medicines,  toiletries and food as a preservative. At present, it is considered to give the best results when it is combined with other treatments. It is essential to understand that there has been no claim whatsoever for thyme oil as a sole cure for any ailments. Before we move into the benefits of thyme oil, let us see the constituents of thyme oil. It is composed of carvacrol, linalool, camphor, thymol, cineol, borneol.

Benefits of Thyme Oil

Thyme oil is prepared through the steam distillation process from the leaves and flowers of Thymus Vulgaris or more commonly known as Thyme. As we have seen the compounds of thyme oil let us now understand how it benefits you.

  • Many of you have skin prone acne. Thyme oil helps in the reduction of acne-causing bacteria on your skin.
  • Hair loss is not an unheard problem that most of you have been facing. A good massage to your hair with thyme oil mixed with a carrier oil like (coconut oil) and essential oils, is a good hair fall treatment.
  • Thyme oil mixed with primrose is effective in calming cough and the common cold. This is due to the thymol present in it.
  • It is the perfect solution to eliminate food fungi and bacteria which makes it a good food preservative.

What is Thymol and its Benefits

Have you heard of thymol? It is one of the constituents of thyme oil. Thyme oil and Thymol has been used over centuries in places like India, Greek and Rome for their antibacterial properties. Thymol is found in essential oils extracted from thyme and other natural herbs. Let us walk through a few benefits of using thymol.

  • Thymol is a common antiseptic in many homes and hospitals for its antibacterial properties.
  • It has antifungal and antiviral properties which is the primary reason for using these as disinfectants. It kills bacteria it provides healing support to your entire body.
  • Thymol has also shown anti-inflammatory and local anaesthetic properties which has made thymol an inevitable part of the medical industry.
  • It has antispasmodic properties to act as a cure for respiratory infections.
  • The ani- inflammatory and antibacterial properties are a boon to your dental health. Hence thymol is used in various dental products including mouthwash.

It is the anti-inflammatory property in thymol that had lead to its use in natural and ayurvedic oils such as Flex oil for relieving pain. Thymol is known to have given the best results with other essential oils. Hence its use with eucalyptus oil will provide unmatched results. Now that we know the secret behind the most effective Flex Oil.

Eucalyptus oil and its Benefits in pain-relieving

Eucalyptus oil is world-famous for its pain-relieving properties from ancient time. Though it is not a pain killer, it gives a soothing warm or cold effect on the affected area. Its anti-inflammatory properties make it eligible for using it in the ayurvedic Flex oil for instant pain relief. Eucalyptus oil otherwise is used in the following situation.

  • Stuffed nose: As eucalyptus oil fights germs it is used in a nasal spray which will sweep out any debris in your nose making its way out quick and smooth.
  • Arthritis: It is used in several analgesics such as sprays, cream etc to reduce pain.
  • Post-surgery: When people breathe this essential oil, it is known to have lower blood pressure and lesser pain post their knee replacement surgery.
  • Researches suggest that even smelling it will calm you before entering surgery.
  • Chewing it in the mouth fresheners will help you keep plaque, bleeding gingivitis at bay.
  • This oil keeps away rodents when its solution is sprayed in the places where they visit regularly.
  • Using eucalyptus oil in natural toothpaste has helped to control gingivitis and bleeding as you brush.