Thyme Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Thymus vulgaris
  • Alternative Names: Common Thyme
  • Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Thymol
  • Other Main Constituents: Para-cymene, Gamma-terpinene, Carvacrol
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaf

Plant essential oils for pest and disease management

Murray B Isman Crop Protection, 2000 ABSTRACT: Certain essential plant oils, widely used as fragrances and flavors in the perfume and food industries, have long been reputed to repel insects. Recent investigations in several countries confirm that some plant essential oils not only repel insects, but have contact and fumigant insecticidal actions against specific pests,… Read more »

In-vitro effects of Thymus munbyanus essential oil and thymol on human sperm motility and function

Chikhoune A, Stouvenel L, Iguer-Ouada M, Hazzit M, Schmitt A, Lorès P, Wolf JP, Aissat K, Auger J, Vaiman D, Touré A Reproductive biomedicine online, 2015 ABSTRACT: Traditional medicine has been used worldwide for centuries to cure or prevent disease and for male or female contraception. Only a few studies have directly investigated the effects… Read more »

Plants traditionally used as mosquito repellents and the implication for their use in vector control

Tisgratog R, Sanguanpong U, Grieco JP, Ngoen-Kluan R, Chareonviriyaphap T Acta tropica, 2016 ABSTRACT: Numerous plants with insect repelling properties are native to the tropics where they are produced for a wide range of medicinal purposes. In Thailand, these native plant species have a history of use for personal protection against biting insects. From our… Read more »