Thymus comes from thumon Greek which means ” offering (which we burn) ” and “flavor”(perfume), because of the pleasant smell which the plant releases naturally or when we make it burns. In the language of flowers, it is symbol of courage, long-lasting love, spirit of creativity, dynamism and physical resistance.
The thyme is very resistant. It needs sun and shoot in the wild state on the dry and rocky hills of the Mediterranean regions.
Smell: phénolée – caustic substance
The main essential oil of vulgaris Thymus is a terpénoide which owes her its name, the thymol, a bactericidal substance.
In the South of France, the thyme is so frequently called farigoule (of its occtian name: farigola)
The thyme is a small shrub of around thirty centimeters, long-lived and typical of Provence.
He likes the sun and the heat of the dry and rocky hillsides.
The distillation returns as before the typical note of the thyme on the vegetable.
A powerful and wonderful essential oil
You will find in this essential oil the perfect return of the typical note of the thyme.
A powerful and wonderful essential oil in the most unexpected associations of perfumes.