Thyme essential oil red
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Thyme essential oil red

100% pure therapeutic grade
Botanical name: Thymus vulgaris
Plant part: herb
Extraction method: steam distilled
Origin: India

Description: The thyme plant is an evergreen perennial shrub that grows up to 45 cm in height. It has a woody root system, a multi-branched stem, small elliptical greenish gray aromatic leaves and pale purple or white flowers. Thyme is derived from the Greek word 'thymos' that means 'perfume'.

Colour: reddish brown to orange

Common uses: Red thyme essential oil has been used effectively as a bactericide, antiseptic, antimicrobial, astringent, antifungal, insecticide, tonic.

Consistency: light to medium

Note: middle

Strength of aroma: medium to strong, fresh, herbaceous, medicinal

Blends well with: bergamot, grapefruit, lemon, lavender, rosemary and pine.

History: Thyme was used in ancient herbal medicine Greeks, Egyptians and the Romans. It was used as an incense in Greek temples and the Egyptians used it in embalming. During the Middle Ages it was given to jousting knights for courage, and a sprig of thyme was carried into courtrooms to ward off diseases.
Cautions: Avoid during pregnancy, or if a history of high blood pressure exists. Red thyme contains a high amount of toxic phenols (carvacrol and thymol) that can irritate mucus membranes, cause skin irritation and skin sensitisation.

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

Cautions: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.

Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils

Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).

Other uses
Bathtime
Make your own perfumes

 
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Thyme essential oil red

100% pure therapeutic grade
NZ $10.00
incl GST
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