Written By Admin
Sunday, July 31, 2016
These past years essential oils have become more popular than before because of their amazing physical and psychological benefits. They are natural and effective in treating pain, stress, boost mood and also fight infections.
Thyme Essential Oil for Breast Cancer
There are many essential oils that are known to mankind, but thyme essential oil is one of the strongest antioxidants. Hippocrates mentioned thyme’s therapeutic uses in treating respiratory diseases and conditions. But not only for that, Thyme essential oil can help in treating problems connected with the immune, digestive, nervous and other body systems.
This essential oil contains large amounts of thymol which is one of the biocides-compounds that naturally occur. Biocides are substances that can destroy harmful organisms. But besides this, did you know that essential oils can also be an effective anti-cancer remedy? Keep reading and find out how.
Thyme is native to the Mediterranean, which is why it takes a big part in Mediterranean cooking. Because of this it is believed that Greek women have less than half the incidence of breast cancer compared to American women.
One research study done by oncologist researchers proved that Wild Thyme can cause cell death in breast cancer cells. Thyme essential oil was found to kill 98% of human breast cancer cells in vitro after 72 hours of treatment. Thus it was proven that thyme essential oil is the most powerful at killing cancer cells.
There are also results from other studies that prove how thyme has also shown activity against oral and ovarian cancer.
Because of its strong antioxidant, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, thyme or its essential oil has also been use in Ayurvedic and traditional medicine.
Other health benefits of thyme oil include:
Reduces the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome
regulates menstrual flow
increases circulation and elevates low blood pressure