Synonyms: T. aestivus, T.ilerdensis, T.webbianus, T.valentianus, French thyme, Garden thyme, Red Thyme, White Thyme
Plant Family: Lamiaceae(Labiatie)
Plant Parts Used: Herb/Flowers and Leaves
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Red, brown or orange liquid
Dominant Note(s): Top to middle
Aroma: Rather sweet and strongly herbal fragrance
Main Constituents: Thymol and carvacrol(up to 60%), cymene terpinene, camphene, borneol, linalol, depending on the source may also contain geraniol, citral, and thuyanol
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Juniper, Lemon, Niaouli, Mandarin, Melissa, Rosemary and Tea Tree.
Safety Precautions: White thyme is not a 'complete' oil. This type generally less toxic, non-irritant, with less possibility of sensitization - safe for use on skin and with children - than it's red counterpart.