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 supplement. Keep out of reach of young children. Not a substitute for a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the recommended dose (1 drop 3 times a day, maximum 120mg). Do not use in case of pregnancy. Not to be used by children under 12 years of age. Not recommended for nursing mothers. Seek advice from a health professional. 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. Do not use for long periods without specialist advice.