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    Organic Thyme essential oil

    Deeply connected to the earth and the sun, its aroma is warm, penetrating and earthy. The essential oil is extracted from the flowering tops of this plant grown in the plains of southern Europe. It is used daily in cooking but also in inhalations and herbal teas.

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    Quality If sweet thyme, with linalool, is a thyme for hilly terrain, strong thyme, with thymol, is more of a plain thyme. Botanical family: Lamiaceae Latin name: Thymus vulgaris CT thymol Other names: Thymus vulgaris thymoliferum, Common thyme Origin: Mediterranean basin Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control Part used: flowering tops Production process: Steam distillation Quality: 100% pure, natural, integral and chemotyped - Food grade Olfactory notes: pungent, phenolic Main constituents Phenols: thymol (34%), carvacrol (2%) Monoterpenes: paracymene (26%), terpinenes Monoterpenols: linalool Sesquiterpenes: caryophyllene Our opinion An essential oil with an intensely earthy identity. The plant itself is in intimacy with the earth, of which it appears as an outgrowth.

    Precautions for use

    • Food quality : Do not exceed the recommended dose (1 drop 3 times a day, maximum 120mg).
    • Do not use in case of pregnancy. Not recommended for nursing mothers.
    • Not to be used by children under 12 years of age.
    • Not for prolonged use without the advice of a specialist.
    • Store away from heat and light.
    • Irritating to the skin and aggressive to the mucous membranes, always dilute it.
    • Do not apply to an open wound.
    • For diffusion, combine it with mild essential oils.

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