Thyme Essential Oil


£4.00 - £27.50


SKU: 5060233383597X

Product Description

Thyme is a powerhouse of antioxidants to fight off free radicals that damage skin cells, effectively reducing the visible signs of aging

Thyme Essential Oil

Thyme derives from wild thyme, which grows in abundance throughout southern Europe. Thyme has a long, ancient history of medical, food and perfumery use. The stems of the plant reach about eight inches, bearing small elliptical greenish-grey leaves and white or purple/pink flowers.

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Characteristics of Thyme Essential Oil

A sweet and strongly herbal fragrance which is easily recognisable

Common Uses of Thyme Essential Oil

Ginger is a great all round oil all that combines easily with other essential oils in blends. It is useful as a skin, body and mind oil to help alleviate stress and reduce sickness.


Thyme essential oil is a powerhouse of skin loving properties. Its antibacterial and antiseptic properties make it an excellent choice for treating acne and other skin irritations.

Its high levels of antioxidants help to fight off free radicals that damage skin cells, effectively reducing the visible signs of aging. Thyme essential oil is also known for its ability to soothe inflammation and reduce redness, making it a great choice for those with sensitive skin.

With its refreshing and comforting aroma, thyme essential oil is a popular ingredient in many skincare products. Whether used alone or as a component in a skincare routine, thyme essential oil is a must-have for anyone looking to achieve healthy and radiant skin.


Due to Thyme’s high levels of thymol compound, the oil has been found to have calming effects on the mind and body, reducing stress and anxiety levels. In addition, it can also improve focus and concentration, making it a useful aid for those studying or working on complex projects. Thyme oil re-energises and re-invigorates the soul.
Whether used through aromatherapy, massaging or inhaling the oil, thyme essential oil has become a popular remedy for those looking to improve their mental well-being.
Thyme essential oil is renowned for its potent muscle properties. It has long been used to soothe muscle aches and pains, as well as to help relieve the inflammatory discomfort. The oil contains compounds such as camphene, cymene, and carvacrol, which have an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect on the body. In addition, thyme oil can help improve circulation and increase the flow of oxygen and nutrients to the muscles, which can aid in their recovery and reduce the risk of injury. This natural, aromatic oil is a must-have for anyone looking for a safe and effective way to support their muscles and maintain optimal physical function.

Thyme essential oil has a few properties that make it useful on your hair, such as being antiseptic, antibacterial, and antifungal which make it an ideal remedy for numerous hair problems. Not only does it help address scalp issues such as dandruff and itchiness, but it also stimulates blood circulation, thereby accelerating hair growth. Additionally, thyme oil nourishes hair follicles. The herbaceous fragrance of thyme essential oil is also said to invigorate and uplift mood, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a holistic solution to hair care. As an all-natural product, thyme essential oil has become a popular choice for those seeking healthier, more natural alternatives for their hair care.

Ginger blends well with Bay, Cajuput, Caraway, Cardamom, Cinnamom, Coriander, Clove, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Myrtle, Orange, Rosemary, Spearmint, Verbana.

Precautions when using Thyme Essential Oil

A very potent oil and one of the strongest antiseptics, toxicity is possible with prolonged use of thyme. In some people, skin irritation may occur; therefore, burners or other inhalation forms are often preferable to a bath. Do not use if you have high blood pressure.

As with all essential oils, at Naturallythinking, we recommend not using essential oils during pregnancy.

Thyme Essential Oil Technical Information

Criteria Information

Latin Name

Thymus vulgaris


Thymus vulgaris (Thyme) Leaf Oil

Plant Family


Extraction Method

Steam distilation

Country of Origin



100% Pure Essential Oil, therapeutic grade



Borneol, Linalool (Alcohols), Carvacrol, Thymol (Phenols), Caryophyllene (Sesquiterpene), Cymene, Terpinene (Terpenes)

Cas No.


Einecs No.


Blends well with

Care should be taken when blending as it is very easy to over power other essential oils with Thyme. Thyme blends well with Bergamot, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Juniper, Lemon, Niouli, Mandarin, Melissa, Rosemary and Tea Tree. Rosemary and Thyme are a classic blend for hair treatments.

IFRA Certificate 49th Amendment

Technical Documents

Please see the Technical Tab below for SDS, Allergens information and IFRA Certificates

The perfect aid to concentration and mind focus


  • Weight: 0.03 kg
  • Blends Well With: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary, Pine
  • Contraindications: Avoid During Pregnancy, Avoid if you have Sensitive Skin, Use in Small Amounts
  • Country of Origin: France
  • Latin Name: Thymus vulgaris
  • Traditional Physical Properties: Colds, Coughs, Asthma, Sinusitis, Sore Throats, Circulation, Muscular aches and pains
  • Part of Plant Used: Leaves & Flowering Tops
  • Purity: 100% Pure
  • Scent: Sweet, Herbal and Easily Recognisable
  • Key Benefits: Cellulite
  • Traditional Emotional Use: Aids concentration, Revives exhaustion
  • Traditional Skin Use: Cellulite, Stimulates Glands, Poor circulation
  • HS Code: 33013000
  • HS Description: Thyme Essential Oil
  • HS Country: GB
  • HS Composition: Viscous Liquid

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