Oil Summary: Organic Thyme chemotype Thymol Essential Oil is high in Thymol content. It is extracted from the fresh or partly dried flowering tops and leaves of the plant by water or steam distillation. Organic thyme Thymol oil has strong antiseptic, antibacterial, antispasmodic, and hypertensive properties, all of which make it useful in treating a wide variety of illnesses and infections. It is also one of the strongest natural antioxidants and has been used in medical practices to boost the immune system, promote joint and muscle health, and inspire respiratory wellness. Thyme is a common herb and is generally used as a condiment or spice. Besides that, thyme is also used in herbal and domestic medicines. The health benefits of thyme essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antispasmodic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, bactericidal, bechic, cardiac, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, emenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticide, stimulant, tonic and vermifuge substance. It also stimulates the elimination of toxins through sweating and urination; and, consequently, maintains the good health of the skin.
Odor and Appearance: A brown-red to orange-red liquid with a characteristic odor
Country of origin: Spain
Botanical name: Thymus Vulgaris
Thymol by GC: 50%; range 37 – 55%
Contraindication: When taken as prescribed medication for short periods or consumed in reasonable food amounts, Thyme is safe for both adults and children. However, unregulated internal use can cause digestive disruptions such as the excessive passing of gas and diarrhea. Moderated doses of thyme oil are considered safe in the early stages of pregnancy, but later on, it’s advisable to seek expert advice. Because thyme increases blood circulation, anyone suffering from a bleeding disorder should avoid this essential oil. Thyme, especially when used in large amounts, will slow down blood clotting and increase the risk of bleeding out. Thyme is mostly safe when used topically. However, perform a patch test to make sure you’re not allergic to any of the oil’s chemical ingredients