Name: Thyme White
Botanical Name: Thymus zygis
Main Constituents: Thymol: 35 - 55%
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Part of Plant: Leaves
Description & Colour: Clear pale yellow to orange liquid, thin consistency
Aromatic Summary: A strong herbaceous scent with a warm and spicy penetrating scent.
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Avoid During Pregnancy.
Caution: Do not make a habit of using thyme. Avoid Therapeutic doses of thyme and thyme oil in any form during pregnancy because the herb is a uterine stimulant. Excessive internal use of thyme can lead to symptoms of poisoning and to overstimulation of the thyroid gland. In large quantities, this essential oil may be toxic. Thyme White contains a high amount of thymol that can irritate mucus membranes, and must be diluted well before use.
Usage: Antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antispasmodic, antitoxic, astringent, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, insecticide, nervine, parasiticide, sedative, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, and warming
Blends well with: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary, and Pine