|Botanical Name||:||Thymus vulgaris|
|Common Name||:||Thymus vulgaris oil, Red thyme oil|
|CAS #||:||8007-46-3, F.E.M.A. : 3064|
|Plant Parts Used||:||Leaves|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|Color & Odor||:||Reddish brown to orange liquid with fresh, medicinal, herbaceous aroma.|
Thyme oil has a fresh, herbaceous, medicinal scent. It has often been described as sharp and warming.Constituents & Specifications :
Thyme oil has various chemical compounds that include a-thujene, pinene, camphene, pinene, cymene, terpinene, linalool, borneol, caryophyllene, thymol, carvacrol.Specific Gravity :
0.91100 - 0.91800 @ 25°CRefractive Index :
1.48900 - 1.51000 @ 20°CProperties :
It has antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, bechic, cardiac, carminative, cicatrisant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticide, stimulant, tonic and vermifuge properties.Benefits & Uses :
- Thyme oil used to treat colds, coughs and sore throats, nose and chest infections when used as an inhalation or as a mouthwash or gargle.
- It helps in soothing and relaxation of skin and act as a compress.
- This oils extensively used by manufacturing perfumers for scenting soaps.
- It is used in flavouring stuffings, sauces, pickles, stews, soups, jugged hare, etc.
- It is widely used perfume materials.