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Thyme White Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Thyme White Essential Oil

Botanical Name: thymus vulgaris

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
  • Add Thyme White to your blend to keep away pesky critters - mosquitos, lice, fleas, moths, etc.
  • Thyme White is a good addition to skin care products to improve the appearance of aged skin lacking tone and skin prone to blemishes.
  • Add to unscented shampoo to improve the appearance of thinning hair.
  • Add Thyme White to your massage blend to improve the feeling of spasms and cramps.
This oil is sourced from

Spain

History 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
  • Can be sensitizing and irritant to some people. Patch test before using. Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Individuals with high blood pressure should avoid using this oil.
  • Do not use during pregnancy.
  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using essential oils.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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