Botany: Thyme is a is a perennial evergreen sub-shrub with greenish-gray leaves and pale purple flowers. It is part of the Lamiceae botanical family. There are different chemotypes of Thyme: borneol, gerianiol, linalool, thujanol-4, and thymol. Each chemotype has different therapeutic actions, scent profiles, and precautions.
Scent Profile: Base note with a strong, pungent, herbaceous aroma.
Helps with respiratory inflammations and infections
Supports the immune system
Relieves musculoskeletal pain and inflammation
Benefits relief from digestive infections and discomfort
Blends well with: Cinnamon bark, Laurel, Lavender, Oregano, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, and Sage.
Thyme ct thymol: may inhibit blood clotting; skin irritation; mucus membrane irritant. Avoid applying to open wounds.
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