Common Name: Thyme (Borneol-type) or Red Thyme Borneol-type
Botanical Name: Thymus satureioides
Plant Part: Leaves, flowers, and stems
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Oil Type: Essential Oil
Aroma: Strong, herbaceous, slightly sweet, and spicy
Note: Top to middle
Appearance: Colorless to pale yellow
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus (all types), Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Oregano, Peru Balsam, Pine, Rosemary, and Tea Tree.
Description: Like all thyme, Thyme (Borneol) is a very powerful essential oil, and great to keep on hand. It has powerful immune-boosting power, respiratory support, and support for many other ailments. As to not overpower other less-strong essential oils, only tiny amounts are needed for aromatherapy, and only a tiny amount is needed to benefit from this powerhouse essential oil.
COMPARING DIFFERENT TYPES OF THYME
Thyme (Red)(Borneol Type)
Milder than the more common Red Thyme (Thymus vulgaris).
- Anti-inflammatory and pain relief
(Thymus vulgaris and Thymus vulgaris, L.)
A very common Thyme. Commonly used as an herb.
- Great for insect bites
Commonly used to produce thyme oil
IMPORTANT: FOR SAFETY PURPOSES, THIS PRODUCT IS FOR AROMATHERAPY-USE ONLY. Unless you have received clearance from a qualified medical professional, use only for aromatherapy. Any essential oil that is used topically should be well-diluted to prevent irritation and/or other possible side effects. Always perform a skin patch test before using topically to test for allergies and/or sensitivities. This product should not be used during pregnancy or used by anyone with a medical condition without first consulting your physician or other qualified medical professional. For more general information on essential oils, click here.
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