Thyme Essential Oil

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Thyme is an evergreen perennial herb that is native to the Mediterranean. While the fresh and dried foliage are used in cooking, the leaf and flower yield a mixture of volatile oils and aroma compounds that lend a warm, mildly peppery scent to lotions, massage oils and more.

Bulk Thyme Essential Oil ~ Monterey Bay Herb Co

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information at a glance

preparationThis oil is a flavor mixture (or a flavor preparation) which is a mixture of Essential Oils, Isolates and Aroma Chemicals.
edibleNot recommended for internal use.
safetyDo not ingest. Avoid during pregnancy and while nursing, or if you have high blood pressure or hyperthyroidism. Do not use on young children.
fragrance note classification middle

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsKeep away from direct light in a cool, dry place.
appearance & aromaClear to pale yellow with a spicy, warm fragrance.


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aromatherapyDiffuse or blend with carrier oil to place on chakras or reflex points. Thyme essential oil is said to promote emotional balance, focus and clarity.
cosmetics / personal careAdd to skin lotions, creams and other topical products formulated for troubled skin or mature skin. May also be added to mouthwash or natural tooth powders.
massage / bath / spaAdd to homemade bar soaps, soft soaps, shampoos and hair conditioners. May also be blended with carrier oil and other essential oils for use in massage.
perfumeryCombine with other essential oils to create unique perfumes and colognes.

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aromatic profile & blending companions

essential oil

Warm and spicy. Blends with bergamot, clary sage, cypress, grapefruit, lemon, lemongrass, oregano, peppermint, pine, rose geranium, rosemary, spearmint and tea tree.

formulas & recipes

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what else you should know

essential oil

Thyme is an evergreen shrubby plant in the mint family that grows throughout the Mediterranean region. There are more than 300 varieties of this popular culinary herb. Thymus vulgaris refers to garden thyme, also known as German thyme.

Thyme essential oil is made by solvent extraction of one or more chemotypes to produce a mixture of essential oils and aroma compounds. The anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects of thyme oil is owing to these compounds, including thymol, 1,8 cineole, carvacrol, geraniol, linalool, p-cymene and thujanol.

for educational purposes only

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.