THYME ESSENTIAL OIL – WHITE
Thyme Oil is considered a stimulating, uplifting, and reviving oil with antiseptic qualities. The therapeutic properties of thyme essential oil are anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, bechic, cardiac, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticide, stimulant, tonic and vermifuge. Thyme oil helps with mental concentration and works well as a bronchial and lung stimulant making it valuable for bronchitis, coughs, colds, and asthma. Thyme essential oil’s warming qualities makes it great for rheumatism, sciatica, arthritis and gout. Red Thyme oil and White Thyme oil are both used in aromatherapy. Thyme essential oil can be toxic if not properly diluted. Thyme oil is a possible skin irritant. Avoid using Thyme essential oil during pregnancy. Note: Middle-Top
Botanical Name: Thymus zygis
Plant Part: Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: Thyme essential oil is a clear pale yellow to orange liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: White Thyme Essential Oil has a spicy, warm, herbaceous scent. It is very powerful and penetrating, with strong herbaceous notes.
Product Abstract: Influenced greatly by its surroundings, Thymus zygis will produce very different oils depending on climate, soil condition and altitude. Most White Thyme Essential Oil comes from the zygis species of thyme because of its higher percentage of the active constituent, Thymol (45% or greater in superior grades) and its more attractive cost.
Cautions: White Thyme oil contains a high amount of thymol that can irritate mucus membranes, and must be diluted well before use. Avoid using Thyme essential oil if under the care of a medical practitioner; should be used only by experienced aromatherapists. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
IMPORTANT: All products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.