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