One of the earliest nutraceutical plants, Thyme is native to Spain and the western Mediterranean region, extending to southeastern Italy. The flowers are born in clusters near tips of shoots in early summer and then distilled either by steam or water...
One of the earliest nutraceutical plants, Thyme is native to Spain and the western Mediterranean region, extending to southeastern Italy. The flowers are born in clusters near tips of shoots in early summer and then distilled either by steam or water with oil yields peaking in hot summer . Thyme oil is mainly used in flavoring applications in the processed food industry. It can also be tried to fragrance soaps and detergents where its characteristic fresh, antiseptic aroma is desired.
Botanical Name:Thymus vulgaris
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Consistency: Medium and Slightly Oily
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aroma Strength: Medium - Strong
Aroma: Fresh, healthy, herbaceous.
Use: A second distillation mellows Red Thyme into White Thyme. Milder than its intensely herbaceous red counterpart, this variety is a bit safer for sensitive skin. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 57-67.]
Constituents: a-thujene, a-pinene, camphene, B-pinene, p-cymene, a-terpinene, linalool, borneol, B-caryophyllene, thymol, carvacrol. [J. Soulier, "The Thymus Genus," Aromatherapy Records, September 1985, 38-49, cited in Salvatore Battaglia, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy (Australia: The Perfect Potion, 1997), 204.]
Cautions: Avoid in cases of hypertension. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 228.] Moderate dermal irritant and strong mucous membrant irritant. [Robert Tisserand, Essential Oil Safety (United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone, 1995), 176.]
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