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Thyme oil (Thymus vulgaris)

    6 pieces of information you have to know about Thyme oil.

    1. Thymus vulgaris belongs to the Lamiaceae family. 
    2. Its most active components are thymol and carvacrol that are phenolic monoterpenes.
    3. Thymus vulgaris essential oil possesses excellent antioxidative activity.
    4. Its phenolic monoterpenes (thymol and carvacrol) attribute to strong antibacterial action.
    5. The essential oil is used in foods as an flavour and preservative.
    6. It is commonly used as a feed additive in animal nutrition.