Thyme Essential Oil – Red CT Thymol Properties (Thymus vulgaris)
Thyme oil aroma is warm , herbaceous, and aromatic. CT Thymol type is a chemotype which has more thymol in it than other thyme oils. For this reason, more cautions with sensitive mucous membranes are necessary than the CT Linalool type.
- 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
- Therapeutic Quality
- Steam Distillation of Aerial Parts
- Country of Origin: India
Thyme Essential Oil – Red CT Thymol Packaged
Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.
Background Information on Thyme Essential Oil – Red CT Thymol
The leaves and flowering tops are collected to gain the pure essential oil. This evergreen plant can grow to be a stunning 1 foot in height. The herb plant sprouts pink and light purple colored flowers, along with small green leaves. There are over 100 varieties of Thyme. The Thymus gland was named for reflecting the shape of the Thyme flowers. Ancient cultures have used Thyme to treat nervous conditions, epilepsy, and depression.* We now use Thyme for many aromatherapy needs, as well as in cooking.
This perennial herb is a member of the mint family. This creeping plant is most commonly known for its use as a culinary addition. This plant will spread across a garden producing a wonderful scent along with beautiful small flowers.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.
Thyme Essential Oil – Red CT Thymol Uses and Benefits
Thyme is identified to help aid issues with bacterial infections, urinary infections, rheumatism, viral infections, lethargy, sores, immunity, and wounds. It also is a proven stimulant, and tonic. The oil has been linked to support healing, producing good circulation, prompting sweating, cleansing the intestines, and relaxing muscles. This well- known herb connects with spirit to enhance moods of peace and release, while giving a sense of weightlessness with stress. Thyme works with the mind toward dispersing depression, and getting control of your concentration. This oil also works with the body to help it overcome difficulties and fatigue when dealing with infections.
Thyme is known for its antiseptic and disinfectant assets. It can be used as a household cleaner by those who prefer a greener approach to cleaning. Not only is it a wonderful spice, it is useful in many other ways. Thyme is believed to have been used by the Sumerians many centuries ago. The medicinal use of this plant has continued on throughout the ages. This oil was used by ancient Romans as bedding, the plant was soft and the scent was calming. The ancient Greeks believed thyme could help soldiers be more courageous and fearless. Thyme is a great source for its immune boosting properties. It contains high levels of vitamin C; when used in aromatherapy as well as when ingested, thyme can help boost the body’s immune system. Because of the carvacrol in thyme, it has been shown to boost the positive feeling for the user and raise overall moods.
Add a few drops of thyme to a cloth and inhale; this essential oil is a great expectorant when you are dealing with a cough. When adding to shampoo thyme is strong enough to eliminate lice and when added to a mattress it will get rid of bed bugs. When used topically thyme is a potent natural remedy for acne, and has a powerful yet gentle antibacterial effect. A warm bath with thyme (red) and lavender is very relaxing for the body and mind. For a more energized feeling try thyme (red) with some grapefruit or lemon balm.
Use in a diffuser or massage to counter a cold and relieve tiredness. Dilute with carrier oil before putting on the skin. Do not add to bath water, thyme oil is a “hot” oil.
See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.
Thyme Essential Oil – Red CT Thymol Blends
- To disperse depression, vaporize 3 drops of thyme, and 3 drops of sweet orange.
- To become more focused, take a bath with 2 drops thyme and 4 drops bergamot.
- To breathe easier during infections, inhale 3 drops of thyme, and 3 drops of peppermint.
- To aid the immune system during infections, mix thyme, lemon, and clove bud and rub it into the chest and neck, twice a day.
- To feel revitalized, blend thyme, tangerine, and cardamom and massage it into your body whenever you need a boost.
Thyme Essential Oil – Red CT Thymol Suggestions
Dilute with carrier oil for direct skin contact.
Thyme Essential Oil – Red CT Thymol Safety Tips
Do not add to bath water, Thyme Oil is a “hot” oil. Use sparingly as Thyme can be toxic if used in excess. Thyme can be sensitizing to the skin. Dilute with 1% Thyme oil to 99% carrier. Test for sensitivity before using. This oil is not advised for people with high blood pressure, as it is a stimulating oil. Do not use if epileptic. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Avoid if on anticoagulant medication, major surgery, peptic ulcer, hemophilia, other bleeding disorders.