Thymus vulgaris (red thyme) oil.
The essential oil of the common garden and culinary thyme, red thyme is high in the constituent thymolâa powerful skin-irritant. Avoid skin application and try diffusing during the cold and flu season.
Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris
Color: Brownish-red, orange-red, grayish-brown
Top Note: Spicy-herbaceous, sweet, medicinal
Middle Note: Intensely herbaceous, medicinal, spicy, sweet, warm
Dry Note: Dry bitter-sweet herbaceous
Aromatherapy Actions: Purifying, cleansing
Safety Data: Skin irritant. Avoid during pregnancy and with high blood pressure.
Regulatory Status: GRAS 182.20 Origin: Spain
Processing Notes: Essential oil is obtained by steam and water distillation of the partially dried above ground plant parts.
Common Name: Thyme, Red
Form: Essential Oil