THYME LINALOOL ESSENTIAL OIL

Thymus ZYGIS L. Y THYMUS VULGARYS l.

Description

Thyme linalool essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the flowering tops of the botanical species Thymus zygis L. and Thymus vulgaris L. chemotype linalol, belonging to the Lamiáceae family.

It is located in North Africa (Algeria, Tunisia) and in Mediterranean Europe.

Thyme is an evergreen, woody shrub with aromatic foliage that can reach up to 30 cm in height. The leaves of this specimen are small, opposite and lanceolate. The flowers appear from mid-spring until well into the summer season and appear in terminal racemes, which are usually violet or purple, although they can also be white. They have recognized therapeutic values ​​and are widely used as a condiment in Mediterranean cuisine.

Thyme is extremely easy to grow. It needs sun, grows well in all types of soils and is quite resistant to drought. The leaves are collected at any time of year to consume fresh. To dry, the flowery ends are collected, separating the leaves and flowers from the stems, when they are dry.

Thymus zygus L. is produced in the months of June and July.

Benefits

The benefits of thyme linalool essential oil are as follows:

  • Antiseptic
  • Antibacterial
  • Antifungal
  • Fungicide
  • Antiparasitic
  • Local anesthetic
  • Antiviral

Organoleptic properties

Thyme linalool essential oil is liquid appearance, which has a color that ranges from colorless to pale yellow and is characteristic for having an aromatic and herbaceous aroma.

Odor

Aromatic and herbaceous aroma

Colour

From colorless to pale yellow

Appearance

Liquid

Components

Major component of thyme linalool essential oil is linalool. Other components that are present in a lesser proportion, but with significant values ​​are myrcene, gamma terpinene, trans-4-thuyanol, terpinen-4-ol. Other components are alpha-pinene, alpha-terpinene, limonene, p-cymene, terpinolene, beta-caryophyllene, and alpha-terpineol.

Linalool

Myrcene

Gamma terpinene

Trans-4-thuyanol

Terpinen-4-ol

Apha-pinene

Alpha-terpinene

Limonene

P-cymene

Terpinolene

Beta-caryophyllene

Alpha-terpinol

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