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.