Aroma: Strong, spicy, and herbaceous - white thyme is derived from the re-distillation of red thyme
Latin Name: Thymus vulgaris
Country of Origin: Spain
Cultivation Method: Conventionally grown
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Whole plant
Color: Clear to pale yellow
Perfumery Note: Top
Consistency: Thin liquid
Aromatherapy Properties: Potent and medicinal
Suggested Use: This essential oil is used to help fight germs and is not generally enjoyed for its aroma. Its scent may help with respiratory congestion and offers some antiseptic qualities. Ask an experienced aromatherapist before using this potent oil. Excessive use can cause skin irritation and toxicity.
History: There are many chemotypes of Thymus vulgaris. This plant will produce very differing oils based on climate, soil condition and altitude.
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Dilute very heavily if used topically. Dilute to at least 1% in a carrier oil, which equals about 5-6 single drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil. Avoid use with sensitive skin. Avoid with pregnant or breastfeeding women, children, and with certain medical conditions. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.