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thyme oil

, oil of thyme
a volatile oil distilled from the flowering plants of Thymus vulgaris or T. zygis; a flavoring agent.
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thyme oil

, oil of thyme (tīm oyl, oyl tīm)
Volatile flavoring oil distilled from flowering plants of Thymus vulgaris or T. zygis.
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Formulation and characterization of potential antifungal oleogel with essential oil of thyme. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2018:9431819.
Notably, the essential oil of thyme and thymol, a key constituent of thyme, are known to act as skin sensitizers and allergens.
Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oil of Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) from eastern morocco.
Part of the essential oil of thyme is also one of the main ingredients of some brands of mouthwash.
Oil of thyme is used, albeit very sparingly because of its potency, as a gargle or mouthwash for sore throats and inflamed gums.