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Thyme, Thymol (Bio-Certified)


Thyme, Thymol (Bio-Certified)
Plant Name:  Thymus vulgaris ct thymol
Origin:  Spain


About Thyme, Thymol Essential Oil

  • This Thyme chemotype is grown at sea level
  • A very stimulating and anti-bacterial oil
  • The thymol compound makes it potentially irritating to skin and mucous membranes
  • The aroma of the thymol chemotype can be a bit harsh

How to Use Thyme, Thymol

  • Used as an analgesic; it can be added to massage blends and compresses along with inhaler blends
  • Diffuser blend: “A clean feel”
    2 drops Thyme thymol
    2 drops Lemon
    2 drops Bergamot

Other Ways To Use Thyme, Thymol

  • Can be used in salves
  • Add to cleaning products

Use in Ayurveda for Thyme, Thymol

  • Vata Kapha decreasing
  • Pitta increases

    Aromatic Profile and Product Details of Thyme, Thymol

    • Heating, moisturizing, rich, sweet, herbaceous and pungent
    • Stimulating and a powerful antiviral, disinfectant and antidepressant
    • In ancient times it was thought to instill the virtues of strength, energy, and bravery.

    Blends well with These Essential Oils

    • Rosemary
    • Orageno
    • Lemon
    • Melissa
    • Bergamot

      Safety Considerations for Thyme, Thymol

      • Avoid skin contact with this thymol chemotype, use caution around children and during pregnancy, as the aroma can be quite intense

        History or facts of Thyme, Thymol

        • There are over 100 varieties of Thymus vulgaris
        • Red Thyme or Rouge, is another name, often referring to an aged CT (chemotype)
        • There are more than 8 different Chemotypes of Thymus vulgaris; coming from the same species
        • The different molecules determine the usage for the types
        • During World War I, it was used as a disinfectant in the hospitals.  This chemotype has 60% to 70% thymol giving it the strong antiseptic property.

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