Thyme

Plant Origin: Mediterranean area

Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves, stems, flowers

Key Constituents: 
Thymol (37-55%)

Historical Data: Also known as Red Thyme. It is mentioned in one of the oldest known medical records, the Ebers Papyrus (dating from 16th century BC). 

Fragrant Influence: It may be beneficial in helping to overcome fatigue and exhaustion after illness.

Application: Dilute 1 part essential oil with 4 parts V-6 or carrier oil; apply 1-2 drops on location, apply on chakras and/or Vita Flex points; diffuse

Thyme Vitality: take as a dietary supplement

Caution: May irritate the nasal membranes or skin if inhaled directly from diffuser or bottle if applied neat

Refer to the Essential Oils Desk or Pocket Reference for more information.