Thyme Oil

(USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Esencia de Tomillo; Essência de Tomilho; Kakukkfu˝olaj; Kekik Yağı; Ol. Thym.; Olejek tymiankowy; Oleum Thymi; Thym, huile essentielle de; Thymi aetheroleum; Thymi Etheroleum; Timjamiöljy; Timjanolja; Tomillo, aceite esencial de; Tymiánová silice; Vaistiniu eterinis aliejus.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Thyme Oil). The essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the fresh flowering aerial parts of Thymus vulgaris, T. zygis, or a mixture of both species. A clear, yellow or very dark reddish-brown, mobile liquid with a characteristic aromatic, spicy odour, reminiscent of thymol. Miscible with dehydrated alcohol and with petroleum spirit. It contains between 36 and 55% of thymol. Store in well-filled, airtight containers at a temperature not exceeding 25°. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Thyme oil is used similarly to thyme (above). It is also used in aromatherapy.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Ger.: Bronchicum Medizinal-Bad†; Fichtensirup N†; Penaten; Thymian Erkaltungs-Bad. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Cuassicum; Austral.: Efalex†; Tixylix Chest Rub†; Zam-Buk†; Austria: Bronchostop; Expectal-Balsam; Heumann’s Bronchialtee; Luuf-Hustentee; Scottopect; Belg.: Perubore; Canad.: Efalex†; Chile: Hustagil†; Cz.: Tu s s il e n ; Fr.: Acarcid†; Balsofumine; Balsofumine Mentholee; Biogaze†; Gouttes aux Essences; Nazinette du Docteur Gilbert; Perubore; Ger.: Antitussivum Burger N†; Aspecton-Balsam†; Emeukal†; Heumann Bronchialtee Solubifix T; Hustagil Erkaltungsbalsam†; Medizinisches Erkaltungs Bad; Melrosum Medizinalbad†; Nasulind; Pulmotin; Retterspitz Innerlich; Tetesept Badekonzentrat Erkaltungs Bad N†; Tetesept Bademedizin Erkaltungs Intensiv Bad N†; Gr.: Snufflebabe†; Ital.: Altuss; Calyptol; Esoklin; Fomentil; Valda Timo e Limone; Vegetallumina; NZ: Efalex; Tixylix Chest Rub; Pol.: Argol Essenza Balsamica; Argol Grip; Argol Rheuma; Carmolis; Inhalol; Salviasept; Port.: Erpecalm; Vaporil; Rus.: Carmolis (Кармолис)†; Carmolis Fluid (Кармолис Жидкость)†; S.Afr.: Balsem Vita GEEL; Balsem Vita ROOI; Balsem Vita WIT; Oleum Rhinale Nasal Oil; Zam-Buk†; Spain: H Tussan; Termosan; Switz.: Carmol; Carmol Plus†; Demo pommade contre les refroidissements†; Demonatur Capsules contre les refroidissements; Dolo-Arthrosenex sine Heparino†; Eucapinol; Frigoplasma†; Frixo-Dragon Vert†; Liberol Bain†; Liberol N; Makaphyt Baume†; Nasobol N; Perubare†; Pinimenthol Baby†; Pulmex; Sedasept†; Spagyrom; Wolo Bain antirefroidissement; Thai.: St Luke’s Oil; Turk.: Algo-Wax; Mentoseptol; UK: Efalex; Nine Rubbing Oils; Snowfire; Snufflebabe; USA: Maximum Strength Flexall 454; Unguentine.
Published May 08, 2019.