Thyme, Red Essential Oil

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Thyme Red Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Thyme oil, red
BOTANICAL NAME Thymus vulgaris
PLANT PARTS USED Leaves
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Spain
 
This oil is a winter essential, highly recommended to strengthen resistance and combat respiratory ailments. Red Thyme oil is a powerful oil with high levels of 3 antimicrobial compounds including thymol. Thyme oil was used in the past as a disinfectant in hospitals, and has attracted much scientific interest as a powerful antimicrobial.
Nature/Essence – Powerful & Stimulating
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Red Thyme is not recommended for skincare as it can be a strong skin irritant (see White Thyme instead).
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
Red Thyme oil provides immune support and has powerful respiratory antiseptic and decongesting properties for coughs, colds and congestion. Its warming action stimulates circulation and restores vitality to the body, easing muscle and joint stiffness and fluid retention.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Red Thyme helps restore and strengthen the nerves, aid mental function and clear the head.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Red Thyme oil can be diffused to help purify the air and is a powerful antiseptic in household cleaning blends.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary and Pine
Appearance Clear golden yellow to reddish brown
Odour Description Fresh, strong, characteristic spicy-aromatic
Main Constituents Thymol p-cymene, gamma terpinene
Specific Gravity Min0.895 Max0.958
Optical Rotation Min -4 Max +1
Refractive Index Min 1.483 Max1.510

Typical GC analysis
Thyme red-771
- 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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