Organic Thyme Oil is extracted by means of Steam Distillation
Chemical Composition :
The main chemical components of thyme oils are a-thujone, a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, p-cymene, a-terpinene, linalool, borneol, b-caryophyllene, thymol and carvacrol.
Essential Oil Information :
Organic Thyme Oil is an annual herbaceous plant that bears grayish- brown fruits, grown in Iran, Egypt, Afghanistan, and India. These oils are used as flavoring agents, anti-oxidants, preservatives for different applications like perfumery, essences and medicines etc. However, the oil is pungent and bitter in taste and thus possess properties like antiseptic, digestive, antipyretic, spasmodic, germicidal, expectorant and tonic. The best thing about this oil is that it is completely herbal and can be easily absorbed by the body.
Oil Properties :
It has a rather sweet, yet strongly herbal smell and is reddish-brown to amber in color.
Thyme oil strengthens the nerves, aids memory and concentration, can help with the feeling of exhaustion and combats depression, while it fortifies the lungs and helps with colds, coughs, asthma, laryngitis, sinusitis, catarrh, whooping cough, sore throats and tonsillitis.
Thyme oil is beneficial to boost the immune system and can help fight colds, flu, infectious diseases and chills and as a urinary antiseptic, it is very helpful for cystitis and urethritis
The warming effect of this oil can help in cases of poor circulation, as well as for arthritis, rheumatism, gout, muscular aches and pains, sprains and sport injuries. It is also helpful for cellulite, anorexia, obesity and edema and in cases of scanty periods, leucorrhoea, and to speed up birth and to expel afterbirth.
Therapeutic Properties :
The therapeutic properties of thyme oil are antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, bechic, cardiac, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticide, stimulant, tonic and vermifuge.
Blends Well With : Thyme oil blend well with Bergamot, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, lemon balm, marjoram, peru balsam, pine, rosemary, tea tree.
Organic Thyme Oil is a pale yellow brown to brownish liquid that is available in Herbal, spicy, medicinal aroma.
Thyme oil should be avoided in hypertension and while pregnant or breast-feeding. The result of using Thyme oil may cause skin irritation. It is a very potent oil and should not be used during pregnancy or in cases of high blood pressure. Because of the phenols (carvacrol and thymol), which can irritate mucus membranes and cause skin irritation, it should not be used for skin care products, and in general should be used in low concentrations. When it is used in massage therapy, it would be a good idea to do a skin patch test to determine if the person is sensitive to it.
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