Botanical Name Thymus vulgaris CT linalool  
Botanical family Lamiaceae 
Origin Spain 
Method Steam distillation 
Plant part Flowering tops 
Note Top-middle 
Appearance mobile liquid 
Color colorless to pale yellow 
Odor powerful, warm, characteristic 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Monoterpene alcohols (60–75%): linalool, terpinene-4-ol
Esters (10–20%): linalyl acetate 
Therapeutic properties  Major wide-spectrum anti-infective +++  
Calming, soothing, relaxing ++  
Rebalancing for the nervous system ++  
Generally energising and revitalising +++  
Dermal tonic and astringent +++ 
Main therapeutic indications  Mouth infections: stomatitis, gingivitis +++ 
Cystitis and vaginal candidiasis +++ 
Pelvic inflammatory disease and staphylococcal salpingitis +++  
Bronchitis, bronchopneumonia, sore throats ++ 
Nervous exhaustion ++ 
Wrinkles, fine lines, tissue ptosis ++ 
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