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Thyme, CT Red Thymol, Wildcrafted

Thyme, CT Red Thymol, Wildcrafted


TIMELESS Pure Therapeutic Thyme (Red Thymol Type) essential oil

Botanical name :      Thymus zygus, Thymus vulgaris

Extraction method / Source :    Steam Distillation / Leaves

Aroma : Pungent, herbaceous

Note classification :   Top   Odor Intensity :   7

Key constituents :    Thymol,  p-cymene, g-terpinene, linalool, carvacrol        (Current Certificate of Analysis available upon request)

Shelf Life:   4 years or longer, if stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.

Plant description :    Botanical family : Laminaceae (Mint)       Thyme is a perennieal herb grown for both culinary and medicinal uses..

Regions of Production :  Spain

Growing Practices :    Plants indigenous to the area are harvested from the wild, away from chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

Properties :   Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant,  uplifting, relaxing, improves mental clarity, stimulates the thyroid glands (Battaglia, 2003)       Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you.

Uses / Benefits : vapors open breathing passages; promotes physical endurance; stimulates the thyroid glands; eases pain; promotes physical endurance

Modes of Administration :    Topical :    massage, compress.      Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer, aromatherapy inhaler.

Fragrant influences:   Improves mental clarity and focus, relaxing, uplifting. 

Safety :  Non-toxic

Blends well with :    Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Celery Seed, Chamomile, Clove, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lime Myrrh, Orange, Rosemary, Sage, Tea Tree

History / Fun Facts : In ancient Egypt, thyme was used for embalming. In ancient Greece, it was burned as incense and used in baths to invoke courage.

References :

Battaglia, SalvatoreThe Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition, 2003. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Brisbane, Australia


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