Thyme White essential oil is an ancient herb and oil widely used in Mediterranean cultures for cooking and as a folk medicine.
There is some confusion between Thyme Red and Thyme White essential oils. Both are made from the same plant; however, Thyme White results from a redistillation of Thyme Red.Uses of Thyme White Essential Oil
SpainHistory and Background
The benefits of Thyme White essential oil have been recognized for thousands of years in the Mediterranean area. It is also a common agent in Ayurverdic practice.
In Chinese Medicine, Thyme has a hot/dry action and an affinity for water and metal elements. It is a yang tonic and tonifies the Heart energy.
Holistically, Thyme White is used to stimulate the mind, strengthen memory and concentration and calm the nerves. It also gives direction to the spirit.Physical Description
This oil is clear, pale yellow to orange in color with a medium, slightly oily consistency.Aromatic Description
Warm, spicy, herbaceous aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Thymol and carvacrol (up to 60%), cymene, terpinene, champhene, borneol, linalol. Depending on the source, also may contain geraniol, citral and thuyanol.Extraction Technique
Steam distillation of the leaves, stems and flowers.Information for Aromatherapists
Thyme White essential oil is a middle note and blends well with Bergamot, Cypress, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary, Peppermint, Pine and Tea Tree. Up to 1% in blends. Thyme White is gentler in action than Thyme Red.
Our Thyme White essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.Cautions