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The Aromatherapist

Mild Thyme (linalol)

Wild-Certified Organic Essential Oil, 5 ml

Botanical Name: thymus vulgaris ct. linalol
Origin: Spain
Part of Plant: flowering plant
Extraction: steam 
Major Biochemical Compounds: Linalol, Terpinene-4-ol, Myrcene, gamma-Terpinene
Common Uses: This thyme is a broad spectrum anti-infectious agent, it can be inhaled for most infectious illnesses. Use for all flus, colds and sinus or respiratory infections. Diffused in the environment, Thyme helps to clean the air and prevent the spread of illness.
Emotional/Psychological Uses: Thyme is good for fatigue, low spirits and exhaustion.
Cosmetic/Skin Uses: Thyme linalol is an excellent oil to clear the skin of acne breakouts, blemishes, skin infections and contagious skin conditions. 
Blends Well With: other antimicrobials like Tea Tree, Hyssop, Rosemary, Lemon, Lemongrass and Eucalyptus
Inside Info: This chemotype of Thyme combines the strong antimicrobial action of Thyme with the gentle, calming action of linalol (a key component of Lavender). This makes Thyme Linalol an ideal oil for respiratory infections; it not only gets into the lungs and knocks out the bug, but it soothes the irritated tissue. Thyme linalol is a superior choice to Oregano in most situations. 
Best Ways to Use (click here for recipes): Inhalant, multi-purpose cleaner, cleaning spray, steam inhalant, hand sanitizer, room diffusion and balm/gel