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100% natural Red Thyme essential oil, for external use.
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Availability date: 12/2/2016
INCI: Thymus vulgaris peel oil
Botanical name: Thymus vulgaris
Extraction method: steam distillation
Parts used: whole flowering plant
Quality: 100% natural
appearance: clear liquid
scent: grassy-spicy, warm and pungent; it blends well with Lavender, Bergamot, Lemon, Marjoram, Melissa, Pine, Rosemary,
Major constituents: thymol and carvacrol (up to 60%), p-cymene, pinene, camphene, terpinene, borneol, linalool, geraniol and others Uses
In aromatherapy: it invigorates the nervous system, when inhaled, it is stimulating and restorative; it is useful for relieving physical and mental fatigue, headaches and insomnia. Diffused in the atmosphere it purifies and freshens the air. Thanks to its pain-killing action, it can be diluted in pure vegetable oils and massaged where there is rheumatic pain or strained, sprained and pulled muscles; it is balsamic and an expectorant and can be used in inhalations to loosen and soothe in the event of sinusitis, colds, and coughs.
Recommended doses massages: 2-3% solution in a carrier oil (40-60 drops in 100 ml, or 5-6 drops in a spoonful for on-the-spot preparation) suitable for most areas of the body; 1% solution in a carrier oil or base cream (20 drops in 100 ml, or 2 drops in a spoonful for on-the-spot preparation) for delicate areas of the body and delicate skin types; aromatic baths: 15 drops in 3 spoonfuls of honey, natural marine salt or neutral liquid soap; airborne: 10 drops in a fragrance lamp or diffuser. Inhalations: 5-6 drops in a liter of hot water.
In cosmetics: it is used for its perfuming/flavoring, antiseptic, purifying and deodorant properties.
applications: as a purifier and sebum stabilizer in preparations to treat of mixed, greasy skin types prone to hyper-seborrhoea and skin disorders; as a fragrance component in soaps, aftershaves, products for personal hygiene, perfumes etc.
recommended doses: up to 10-15 drops per every 100 grams of product, add at temperatures below 40°C.
Warning: Thyme essential oil can irritate the mucous membranes and skin and on some people, it can cause a reaction. Therefore, it should always be used in moderation and appropriately diluted.
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