Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris.
Plant Part: Leaves and stems.
Processing Method: Steam Distilled.
Product Description: Thyme is an evergreen shrub that grows up to 45 cm. It has a multi-branched stem, small greenish-gray leaves and purple or white flowers.
Cautions: Red Thyme contains a high amount of toxic phenols (carvacrol and thymol) that can irritate mucus membranes, and must be diluted well before use. Avoid use if under the care of a physician.
NOTE: This oil may form crystals during transit or storage. Gentle warming in a hot water bath and stirring may be required.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.