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Thyme Essential Oil Summary

All Thyme Essential Oil Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information

Thyme Oil considered one of the very few oils that have the potential to combat MRSA. Known for its potent anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties.

  • Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris, Thymus zygis
  • Extracted From: Leaves, Flowers, Buds
  • Color: Light Yellow
  • Aroma: Fresh, Herbaceous, Medicinal
  • Aroma Strength: Medium – Strong
  • Benefits: Immune System Health, Anti-septic, Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Viral, Respiratory Health, Skin Health, Anti-Inflammatory, Joint and Muscle
  • Beneficial For: MRSA, Joint Pain, Colds, Flu, Muscle Pain, Sore Throat, General Health
  • Uses: Massage, Aromatherapy
  • Common Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
  • Constituent Composition: p-Cymene, Carvacrol, Terpinene, B-Caryophyllene, Linalool, Terpinene

Things to Know About Thyme

Thyme Is Also Known As

Thymus vulgaris, Thymus zygis

Things to note about Thyme

  • Thyme oil is potent and should be diluted with care. Avoid oxidization.

How To Use Thyme Essential Oil

Thyme essential oil should be diluted prior to topical application.

  • Topically – Generally a 2% Thyme oil to 30 Fl oz carrier oil dilution ratio is recommended.
  • Aromatically – Can be used in a diffuser or vaporizer.