Scientific Name: Thymus Zygis
Country of Origin: USA
Synonyms: T.aestivus, T.ilerdensis, T.webbianus, T.valentianus, French thyme, garden thyme, red thyme oil, white thyme oil.
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 With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Juniper, Lemon, Niaouli, Mandarin, Melissa, Rosemary, 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.