Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) has a strong herbal scent familiar to most people as one of the spices in Italian salad dressing. Thyme’s herbaceous aroma that is both powerful and penetrating.
Thyme is a key ingredient in Ortho Ease massage oil and is great for use after exercise. It is also believed to bring a sense of purpose when used aromatically.
The main chemical components of thyme oil are Monoterpenols: geraniol; Terpene esters: geraniol acetate. It also includes a-thujone, a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, p-cymene, a-terpinene, linalool, borneol, b-caryophyllene, thymol and carvacrol.
How to Use
Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 4 drops of V-6™ or olive oil. Test on small area of skin on the underside of arm and apply to desired area as needed. Thyme is a very potent “hot” oil, meaning it will burn like a hot chili pepper when applied on the skin. That is why it is important to either mix is with a carrier oil, or layer a carrier oil or V-6 Mixing oil or at least a vegetable oil over it when applying.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 10 minutes 3 times daily.
Caution: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Thyme oil should not be used as a skin care product due to its high level of phenols (carvacrol and thymol) as it can irritate mucus membranes and cause skin irritation.
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)† leaf oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
Thyme blends well with:
Thyme will blend well with many oils, but perhaps the best blends are with cedarwood, juniper, melaleuca, oregano, rosemary, bergamont and citrus oils.
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Item No: 3650 – 15 ml, Thyme Essential Oil