The chemo type known as (ct.linalool) of Thymus vulgaris that is most often obtained from France also is an excellent antiseptic possessing anti-bacterial traits. It has s softer scent which clearly indicated that it is safer and gentler. This is the best choice for children and especially for use on skin.
The term chemotype is used to describe the essential oils that are obtained from he varying types of the chemical constituents that are contained in the same plant species. Most often these variations occur due to the region, climate, soli and growing conditions.
Thyme has been known for centuries . It has been used for “old time” fumigation techniques. In Europe during medieval times Thyme was highly regarded as a fumigating incense. This concept is based on “folklore”, yet the concept adapts nicely to current day scientific fact.
Thyme is noted as being extraordinarily antiseptic with its key ingredient of thymol. Scientific research has revealed that the chief constituents of the phenols, thymol and carvicol contained in the branches and flowers of this herb are powerfully antiseptic. This antiseptic quality assists in healing colds, flu symptoms, tonsillitis and other debilitating ailments.
Phenols prevent most types of micro organisms from growing and usually will destroy the germs immediately. It is therefore very valuable but as mentioned must be properly used and extended as not to cause irritation or sensitization of the skin and mucous membranes. The linalool chemotype is more gentle due to the other components yet still potent and useful as a natural medicinal booster.
Adrenal glands are fortified, the kidneys are cleansed and the body systems strengthened with proper usage of this remarkable herb. This plant is regarded as potent component establishing strength of mind and muscle. Thyme portrays the powerful healing traits it holds as it is a tough plant that soaks up lots of sun .The stunning arrangement of its structure indicates courage and action and is often used in symbolic ways in visual art. As a plant ruled by the planet of Venus it is known to instill Love.