Thyme is a member of the Lamiaceae family and Thymus genus in the plant kingdom. It bears white flowers which are used for its propagation along with its seeds and twigs. Thyme is extensively harvested for its use as a herb in the culinary world.
The dried leaves of the Thyme plant are used for the extraction of the Thyme Essential Oil which appears as a pale yellow liquid with characteristic aroma of this culinary herb. Apart from its usage in the kitchen, its oil comprises of various curative properties that can help in providing relief from various health problems.
|Product Name||:||Thyme Essential Oil|
|Scientific Name||:||Thymus Vulgaris|
|Country of Origin||:||Hungary|
|Colour||:||It is transparent in color|
|Odor||:||It has pungent odor|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|Components||:||Linalool, Myrcene, Thymol, and Borneol.|
|Solubility||:||Alcohol soluble, insoluble in water|
The history of Thyme dates back to thousands of years ago when the ancient Egyptians used the herb in their embalming process. They also used the herb as a pain killer and added it to other medicines. Ancient Romans ate thyme before supper and it was also given to the Roman soldiers before a battle as the herb was considered to be a sign of courage.
Thyme Essential Oil can be used for a variety of purposes. The oil can be added to meats and other dishes for flavoring. The oil can also be used to stop snoring by rubbing a drop of the oil on the toe. The oil can also be blended with shampoo to increase the volume of the hair.
Thyme Essential Oil can be used to treat a number of health-related problems. It can be used to strengthen the immune system and protect the skin from harmful radicals. It can further help in reducing the joint pains that can be caused due to arthritis and gout. Moreover, the oil can further help in boosting energy as well as detoxify the body. It can also help in curing nausea, vomiting, gas, and headaches.
This essential oil can be blended with Bergamot, Pine, Lavender, Rosemary, and Lemon.