Recent research and studies have indicated hope from herbal oils that have antibacterial properties. Benefits of thyme oil cannot be underestimated, its anti-inflammatory property has seemed to cure acne and thwart infection.
Oil extracted from thyme herb was known to destroy mosquito larvae and being anti-mildew. Used for its fragrance it was an essential commodity for making soaps and perfumes.
Pharmaceutical companies and herbalists have used this medicinal herb for treating many minor ailments. Although research in this direction is not as advances as allopathic drugs, people are more open to alternative and natural remedies today. However; precautions are necessary and medical practitioners and physicians have to be consulted if you have any allergic symptoms and history of chronic diseases.