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Name: Thyme White

Botanical Name: Thymus zygis

Main Constituents: Thymol: 35 - 55%

Origin: Spain

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. 

Flashpoint: 38°C

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

Since ancient times, Thyme has been used for nervous conditions and to invigorate the senses. It was commonly used in herbal medicine, incense, and for ancient Egyptians, embalming. Thyme is also influenced greatly by its surroundings, Thymus zygis will produce very different oils depending on climate, soil condition, and altitude.

This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always we recommend testing all products.