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Thyme, Red Essential Oil
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Thyme, Red Essential Oil

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Thymus vulgaris
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Common name Thyme oil, red
Botanical name   Thymus vulgaris
Description   Reddish-brown to amber colour, with a sweet and strong herbaceous aroma
Typical GC analysis (major constituents) Thymol (44%) p-cymene (34%), gamma terpinene (20%)
Plant parts used Leaves
Extraction method    Steam distillation
Region of origin Spain


DESCRIPTION

Thyme oil is an extremely versatile oil, and considered to provide useful benefits to the immune system. Through working to protect the immune system, thyme oil may help fight colds, flu, infectious diseases and chills and as a urinary antiseptic, and is considered very helpful for cystitis and urethritis. The oil has been known to strengthen the nerves, aid memory and concentration, help with the feeling of exhaustion and depression, whilst providing protection for the lungs. Thyme may be of much help in the treatment of colds, coughs, asthma, laryngitis, sinusitis, catarrh, whooping cough, sore throats and tonsillitis.

Thyme oil contains properties which give it a warming effect, which may be of assistance in cases of poor circulation, as well as for arthritis, rheumatism, gout, muscular aches and pains, sprains and sport injuries. It may also helpful for cellulite, anorexia, obesity and oedema

Red Thyme oil is a cultivated Thyme and is mainly comprised of only 3 constituents making it far less chemically complex than wild White Thyme.

BLENDS WELL WITH

Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary and Pine

SUGGESTED USES

Massage oil
Bath
Inhalation
Spritzer
Compress
Skin care
Perfume


PRODUCT SPECIFICATION SHEET

SAFETY

- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

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