Thyme, CT Red Thymol, Wildcrafted
Pure, Therapeutic Thyme (Red Thymol Type) essential oil
Thymus zygus, Thymus vulgaris
Extraction method / Source
Steam distillation of the leaves
Thymol, p-cymene, g-terpinene, linalool, carvacrol
Botanical family: Laminaceae (Mint)
Thyme is a perennial herb grown for both culinary and medicinal uses.
Regions of Production
Plants indigenous to the area are harvested from the wild, away from chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
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.
Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, decongestant, uplifting, relaxing, improves mental clarity, stimulates the thymus and 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
Improves mental clarity and focus, relaxing, uplifting.
Modes of Administration
Topical: massage, compress
Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer, aromatherapy inhaler
Blends well with
Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Celery Seed, Chamomile, Clove, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lime Myrrh, Orange, Rosemary, Sage, Tea Tree
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Pure essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts. Do not use them undiluted, or in the eyes or mucus membranes. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute it with a proper carrier oil and test on a small patch of skin before applying to a large area. Do not take them internally except under the direction of a qualified professional trained in Aromatherapy. Always familiarize yourself with the safety, contraindications and proper preparation of each essential oil before use. Note that when using essential oils for children and the elderly, very low concentrations should be used. Keep all essential oils away from children and pets.
Battaglia, Salvatore, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition, 2003. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Brisbane, Australia
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