A recent research has shown that the thyme essential oil and its ingredient thymol have powerful antiseptic properties. Thymol is often included in numerous mouthwashes and antiseptic wipes.
-Another study has shown that thyme soothes pain, and thyme oil has been traditionally used to relieve pain for hundreds of years.
-The findings of a study conducted at the Iran’s Babol University of Medical Sciences have confirmed that thyme is an extremely powerful pain-relieving herb, and it alleviates menstrual pain even better than ibuprofen.
-This study involved 84 women university students who had reported difficult menstruation, aged between 18 and 24 years old, and they all suffered from primary dysmenorrhea.