Thyme, Wild Essential Oil
Latin Name: Thymus serpyllum L.
Part of plant: Flowering Plant
Grade: Pure & Natural
Aroma Character: Fresh, sharp,green-woody
Blends Well with: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon
Thyme, Wild Properties: Against infection,antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal; general stimulant and strengthening, especially for respiratory tract; against cough irritation, expectorant; promotes bile production and drainage of gallbladder; promotes digestion, carminative; anti-spasmodic, analgesic, against rheumatism; against parasites and worms.
Thyme, Wild Indications: Influenza, bronchitis, coughing, whooping cough, asthma, emphysema, tuberculosis; stomach-intestinal infections, infectious enterocolitis, stomach pain, dyspepsia, flatulence; bladder inflammation, infection of urinary tract; rheumatism, sciatica, lumbago; infectious skin inflammation, impetigo, abscess, panaritium (pus-inflammed fingers), wounds.
Thyme, Wild Main Components: Thymol, carvacrol, p-cymene, linalool, geraniol, borneol, alpha-pinene, gamma-terpinene.
Thyme, Wild Contraindications, side effects: None for normal dosage; however, due to the phenol content of about 30%, is caustic and irritating to the mucous membranes.
Thyme, Wild is one of the earliest medicinal plants in Western herbal medicine. It is used in mouthwash, toothpaste and cough lozenges. The essential oil promotes skin and respiratory health and may also aid healthy circulation. Thyme Serpolet is an important essential oil in French professional healthcare.