Thyme is the herb of some members of the genus Thymus of aromatic perennial evergreen herbs in the mint family Lamiaceae. Thymes are relatives of the oregano genus Origanum, with both plants being mostly indigenous to the Mediterranean region.
CAS number 89-83-8
Botanical Name Thymus vulgaris L.
Plant Part Leaves
Origin of raw material Egypt
Origin of product Egypt
Extraction method Spray drying
Application Traditional use
Thyme is used in herbal medicines to treat respiratory diseases such as bronchitis, whooping cough or inflammation of the upper respiratory tract. The thymol contained in the extract has antiseptic and antimicrobial effects. Externally, thyme is used for its antibacterial properties in inflammation of the mouth and throat, inflammatory skin changes, to relieve itching, bruising and dislocation.
In food
Thyme powder extract is suitable as a spice extract for flavouring food, such as Mediterranean dishes, sauces, baked goods. It is also suitable for refining desserts or in herbal lemonades and herbal liqueurs.
In cosmetics
Due to its aromatic-spicy scent and its antimicrobial, disinfectant properties, thyme powder extract can be used in perfumes, conditioning soaps, creams, shampoos, bath additives and foot baths.
Shelf Life 5 years