White Thyme essential oil has a slightly milder fragrance and action than Red Thyme. It it commonly used for infection prevention and for treating respiratory problems including coughs and colds.
White Thyme essential oil is actually Red Thyme essential oil that has been filtered and re-distilled. This results in a virtually colourless oil which has a milder aroma and action. It is generally considered to be safer to use than Red Thyme due to the reduced level of phenols.
Species: Thymus vulgaris ct Thymol
Plant family: Lamiaceae
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Safety Note: Avoid during pregnancy. Use in small amounts and with caution on sensitive or damaged skin.
Skin: White Thyme essential oil has antimicrobial properties that can be useful for treating acne.
Mind: White Thyme oil can have a stimulating and fortifying effect on the emotions.
Body: White Thyme helps to strengthen the immune system and combat infection. Also beneficial for respiratory congestion, muscular aches and pains and as a tonic for the digestive system.
Blends well with: Most herbs, as well as Bergamot, Lavender, Lemon and Pine
Allergens Listing: Geraniol, Linalool, Limonene