Common Name: Thyme ct. Thymol
Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris
Parts Used: Organic herb
Processing: Steam distilled
Common Uses: Because of its high thymol content, this oil is extremely antibacterial and antifungal. Useful for broncho-pulmonary issues. Anti-infectious, anti-tussive, mucolytic, warming and immune stimulating. Use for colds, coughs, flu, sore throats, bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough (anti-spasmodic). In times past, hospitals would burn the herb because of its incredible germ killing abilities. It is also anti-inflammatory which makes it useful on insect bites, acne and other inflammed tissue.
Special Notes: DILUTE DILUTE DILUTE! We are talking no more than 1.3% with this oil. It is very very strong and can be dangerous if not used properly. Avoid while pregnant and with children.
GC/MS: 3.59% a-Pinene, 2.48% Camphene, 1.25% Myrcene, 1.52% a-Terpinene, 14.84% para-Cymene, 1.75% Limonene, 4.21% 1,8 Cineole, 4.74% gamma-Terpinene, 9.49% Linalool, 1.21% Camphor, 1.51% Borneol, 3.69% Terpinen-4-ol, 3.10% a-Terpineol, 25.76% Thymol, 10.32% Carvacrol, 1.80% trans-Caryophyllene plus many more at under 1%. Full report available upon request.