Dittany has antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties due to the phenol carvacrol. It can be used as an antirheumatic, oxytocic, stomachic and vulnerary.
Dittany plant is used for digestive tract disorders including cramps, stomach problems and worms in the intestines. It is also used for urinary tract and genital tract disorders. It also acts as an antidiabetic, emmenagogue and as aphrodisiac.
Moreover, it is often used in cosmetics industry, to nourish and hydrate dehydrated skin. The rejuvenating anti-aging facial treatments and anti-cellulite body creams are proving to be the newest, most groundbreaking and most sought after beauty products today.
Other applications include treatment of epilepsy, spasms, fluid retention and liver diseases.
Last but not least, treats acne and oiliness with gentle massage in the face.
Cert. ICEA: IT 055 BC No 040