Thyme linalool Essential Oil

Thyme linalool

Thymus vulgaris linaloliferum

This highly branched shrub native to the Mediterranean basin prefers dry and rocky soils and, as we all know, the sun!

  • Bath

  • Skin application

  • Oral route

  • Respiratory route

The essential oil is well-tolerated, though, as a precaution, it should be diluted prior to application to the skin.

DO NOT USE : in pregnant or breast feeding women, in children under the age of 7 years, in persons allergic to one of its components (limonene, linalool), or in persons suffering from asthma without the advice of an allergologist.

using a mixture of 2 drops of essential oil of thyme linalool diluted in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil, massage along the spine twice daily for 5 days.

perform a twice-weekly fumigation (for 15 minutes) with 2 drops of essential oil of thyme linalool mixed with 1 tablespoon of powdered milk, poured into a bowl of hot water.

add 5 drops of essential oil of thyme linalool, 5 drops of essential oil of Eucalyptus radiata and 10 drops of lemon essence to a spray diffuser. Diffuse twice per day for 20 minutes for preventive and cleansing purposes. Always ask your pharmacist for advice

It produces delicate whitish-pink florets. Propagation is carried out by clump division in spring, or by cuttings in summer. It can grow at altitudes of up to 2,000 metres.

Aromatherapy guide Isabelle Pacchioni


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