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Thyme Serpolet (Thymus serpyllum) Essential Oil

Thyme Serpolet (Thymus serpyllum) Essential Oil

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Plant description

Latin Name : Thymus serpyllum
English Name : Thyme Serpolet
French Name : Thym serpolet
Family : Lamiaceae
Origin : Austria

History and Origin

Thymus serpyllum is a widespread plant in the Mediterranean region. It is perennial and creeping, does not measure more than 10 cm in height but can extend over a width of up to 50 cm. Its flowering produces a multitude of small purple and perfumed flowers. It has similar properties to thyme. That is why it is called Thyme serpolet.

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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part : Flowering Tops
Extraction : Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics : Clear, light yellow liquid with a powerful, herbal odor.
Properties : Anti-infectious, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antiparasitic, antiseptic +++; general stimulating tonic, stomachic +++, neurotonic +++, analgesic.
Indications : Gastralgia, dyspepsia, flatulence, infectious enterocolitis +++; asthenia, general, nervous, psychic fatigue; neurovegetative dystonia (in nervous patients); influenza, bronchitis, cough, whooping cough, asthma and emphysema (superinfection), tuberculosis +++; cystitis, upper urinary tract infection +++; infectious dermatitis, impetigo, abscesses, anthrax, felon, atonic wounds; neuralgia, sciatica, lumbago; arthrosis.
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Uses

Culinary

The Thyme Serpolet can be used in cooking very sparingly to flavor dishes.

Environment

The essential oil of Thyme Serpolet can be used in diffusion for its sanitizing properties, but as it is powerful, it must be strongly diluted with more soft essential oils.

Synergy

Lavander, rosemary, citruses.

Safety Data and Contraindications

  • Dermocaustic and irritating to mucous membranes. Do not apply directly to the skin. Use at low dose and do not use for a long period.
  • Not recommended for children and pregnant women.

 

Chromatography

Lot STHSEAUT05W (2018/06)

Austria

Phenols: thymol (16,76 %), carvacrol (15,51 %)

Monoterpenes: p-cymene (15,33 %), gamma-pinene (10,01 %)

Documentation and References

  • FRANCHOMME, Pierre, Docteur PÉNOËL, Daniel, L’aromathérapie exactement, Éditions Roger Jollois.

  • FOLLIARD, Thierry, La bible Larousse des huiles essentielles, Éditions Larousse.

  • MAILLARD, Aude, AROMA-ZONE, Le grand livre de l’aromathérapie et des soins beauté naturels, Éditions J’ai lu.