Thym (thymol) – Essential oil

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Thym (thymol) – Essential oil 


Format: 5 ml 

Certified pure  

Origin: Spain 


Thyme has been commonly used for thousands of years as a culinary herb and is also considered a medicinal plant. In the past, it was burned to purify the air. Today, it is still highly valued for its antiseptic properties. The essential oil of thyme with thymol is the most powerful essential oil of thyme. It is dermocaustic, meaning that it burns the skin; it should never be applied pure. It is often found in the composition of many oil blends for minor winter ailments.1 Several studies have given it numerous indications, including cardio, circulation, breathing and digestion.2-4 When diffused, its wonderful fresh, spicy grassy scent is easily recognized! 



My properties: 


Antibacterial, antioxidant, antiseptic, antiviral, purifying, stimulating, tonic. 




Diffusion, Oral use, Skin application, Cooking. 


My botanical name: Thymus vulgaris 

My family: Lamiaceae 

My color: Yellow to red brown 

My odor: Powerful, spicy 

Synergy: Tea tree, Cajeput, Chamomile, Lemon, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lavender, Pine, Ravintsara, Sage. 



  • Before using any product containing essential oils, please check and follow the precautions, warnings and contraindications.

  • Before using an essential oil, if in doubt, here is a tolerance test that allows you to check your sensitivity to essential oils. Simply place 3 drops of the essential oil mixture in the hollow of the elbow or wrist and wait a few minutes for a topical reaction, or up to 48 hours for an allergic reaction. Caution: do not use essential oils that are said to be dermocaustic or phototoxic, as they may cause burns on the skin.

  • Do not apply them pure on the skin or on the mucous membranes.

  • Avoid any contact with the eyes.

  • Respect the recommended doses.

  • Keep out of reach of children.  


Note: the properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference books or websites in aromatherapy. They are regularly found there and for many confirmed by observations in scientific environment. However, this information is given for information purposes only, and in no way constitutes medical information, nor does it engage our responsibility. For any use in a therapeutic purpose, consult a health professional.  


Notice: although natural, essential oils are active products that require responsible handling. In no case will Maison Jacynthe be held responsible for the consequences of an incorrect or careless application of these products or the methods presented.  






2. Bahare Salehi, Abhay Prakash Mishra, Ila Shukla, Mehdi Sharifi-Rad, María Del Mar Contreras, Antonio Segura-Carretero, Hannane Fathi, Nafiseh Nasri Nasrabadi, Farzad Kobarfard, Javad Sharifi-Rad. Thymol, thyme, and other plant sources: Health and potential uses. Phytother Res. September 2018; 32 (9): 1688-1706.  Doi: 10.1002/ptr.6109.

3. Adam Kowalczyk, Martyna Przychodna, Sylwia Sopata, Agnieszka Bodalska, Izabela Fecka. Thymol and Thyme Essential Oil-New Insights into Selected Therapeutic Applications.  Molecules. 9 septembre 2020;25 (18) Doi : 10.3390/molecules25184125.

4.Adam Kowalczyk, Martyna Przychodna, Sylwia Sopata, Agnieszka Bodalska, and Izabela Fecka. Thymol and Thyme Essential Oil—New Insights into Selected Therapeutic Applications. Molecules. 2020 sept. ; 25(18): 4125.  September 2020. Doi :  10.3390/molecules25184125. 




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