Aromatherapy is an alternative medicine that uses the smell from essential oils to treat conditions. Learn more about aromatherapy, including what it exactly is, how to practice it and what role essential oils play.
Thyme is cultivated from an evergreen, which gives it its woody fragrance. Thyme essential oil has a strong antiseptic compound that is used in many mouthwashes and cough drops. Learn how thyme is used in aromatherapy.