Thyme Organic Essential Oil
Active Ingredient: borneol: 26-30%
Botanical Name: Thymus Satureiodes Coss
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Thyme is a perennial, evergreen herb which grows up to 18 inches high; the leaves of thyme are highly aromatic and are small, oval shaped and gray-green in color. Native to Morocco, this variety of Thyme is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Organic Organic Thyme Essential Oil is believed to have antiseptic and antibacterial qualities making it useful in formulations for tinctures, salves and ointments. It has been known to treat ailments such as bronchitis, rheumatism, viral infections and sinusitis. Aromatherapists have credited Thyme Oil for its uplifting and reviving properties. It should also be noted that the active ingredient Thymol may crystallize in temperatures below 20 degree Celsius. The more Thymol present, the greater it’s propensity for altering states. We would recommend placing the bottle in a very hot water bath, changing the water frequently and once it is back to the liquid state be sure to shake before use.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary and Pine.
Aromatic Scent: Thyme Essential Oil has a spicy, warm, herbaceous scent. It is very powerful and penetrating, with medicinal and green tones.
Directions to Use: We would recommend placing the bottle in a very hot water bath, changing the water frequently and once it is back to the liquid state be sure to shake before use.
History: Thyme was used in ancient herbal medicine Greeks, Egyptians and the Romans. The ancient Greeks used it in their baths and burnt it as incense in their temples, believing that thyme was a source of courage. It was thought that the spread of thyme throughout Europe was thanks to the Romans as they used it to purify their rooms and to "give an aromatic flavor to cheese and liqueurs.