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Thyme Essential Oil 10ml (Steam Distilled)

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Thyme Essential Oil 10ml (Steam Distilled)

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Latin Name: Thymus vulgaris

  • Oil of Thymus vulgaris extracted using the steam distillation method
  • Strong, penetrating, herbaceous and freshly medicinal scent
  • Traditionally used to combat infections, ease depression and relieve stress and nervous disorders
  • Aroma: top to middle note
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients – no solvents used in the extraction method
Quality Assured Vegetarian and Vegan Safe
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Thyme Essential Oil 10ml from Indigo Herbs is a freshly scented, medicinal aromatherapy oil that has been traditionally used to aid in wound healing and to relieve stress and anxiety. This warming essential oil can be diluted with a pure carrier oil to create a massage oil that will ease muscle tension and spasms.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this essential oil. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals.

Also known as: Common Thyme

Thyme essential oil is rich in many plant compounds that help to strengthen the nerves and combat depression and feelings of exhaustion. Diluted in a carrier oil it can be used to create a massage or bath oil that will soothe tired, aching muscles whilst calming and focusing the mind. It also has a stimulatory effect on circulation and works as a relaxant on arteries and veins which reduces stress to the heart.

Diffusion in an aromatherapy oil burner can be helpful with bronchitis, coughs, respiratory problems, sinusitis and congestion.

Blends well with; bergamot, grapefruit, lemon, lavender, rosemary and pine essential oils.

Using Aromatherapy in your daily routine is simple, easy and can be enormously beneficial. Pure neat essential oils can be evaporated into the environment and inhaled while products that have already been diluted in an oil can be applied straight to the skin. There are lots of different ways to utilize the pure neat essential oils; these can be made into a room spray or used in an an essential oil burner/ vaporizer.

This is a lovely way to perfume an environment and essential oils are very good at affecting the mood, mind and emotions when evaporated into the air. Adding essential oils to your bath is the best way to ensure the oils are absorbed through the pores of the skin while also inhaling the vapors; maximum benefit can then be had whilst enjoying a soak. Additionally the neat oils can be diluted into a carrier medium. This can be a cream, body butter, face cream, vegetable body oil and bath salts to name a few. For full instructions go to our How to use Aromatherapy page.

Thyme essential oil can be used in the bath, or vaporized in an oil burner. It can be added to a massage oil or cream. Use 6-8 drops per bath and 10 -18 drops per 30ml of carrier oil. See Essential Oil Dosage Chart

  • Produced to GMP standards.
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs. 
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients - no solvents are used in the extraction process
  • Bottled in a pharmacoepial grade brown glass bottle.

Manufacture Process

Our essential oils are manufactured to GMP standards using steam distillation or cold pressing.

Indigo Herbs Thyme Essential Oil is extracted using the "steam distillation" method. In this process the botanical material is placed in a still and steam is forced over the material. The hot steam helps to release the aromatic molecules from the plant material since the steam forces open the pockets in which the oils are kept. Molecules of the volatile oils then escape and evaporate into the steam. The temperature of the steam needs to be carefully controlled - just enough to force the plant material to let go of the essential oil, yet not too hot as to burn the plant material or the essential oil. The steam now containing the essential oil is passed through a cooling system to condense the steam which forms a liquid. The essential oil is then separated from the water and bottled, resulting in 100% pure essential oil.

Avoid in the conditions of epilepsy, pregnancy and high blood pressure.

Essential oils need to be diluted first; never apply an essential oil directly to the skin. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.

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