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Strength of Aroma:
Woody, herbaceous scent
Blends Well With:
Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus Globulus, Geranium Egyptian, Grapefruit Pink, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram Sweet, Melissa, Pine Scots, Rosemary 1,8-Cineole, and Tea Tree.
Thyme linalool — also known as Sweet Thyme — is gentler than other well-known Thyme chemotypes such as Thyme Thymol. However, this lesser-known oil is quite versatile and when diluted properly (up to 4.5%), it can be safely used on the skin. Because of its gentle nature, Thyme linalool is an excellent component in facial toners and cleansers. Unlike some other germ-fighting oils, it will help soothe problem skin without causing irritation. Thyme linalool has a woody, herbaceous scent and is often diffused to aid in respiration and digestion or to help ward off seasonal illness. It can also provide a much-needed boost to the immune system after a hospital stay or antibiotic treatment.
Dilute Thyme linalool with a carrier oil of your choice to a maximum of 4.5% for topical use. To help with digestion, add one drop to a teaspoon of carrier oil rub gently in a clockwise motion on the abdomen. To support the immune system, diffuse Thyme linalool with other herbaceous scents such as Marjoram or Rosemary.