Wild Thyme Essential Oil – Thymus saturejoides – Morocco
Thyme in fine perfumery provide a spicy like cumin and has slight nuances of carrom seeds, herbaceous terpenic note characteristic of the plant, similar to the fragrance when you rub few leaves in your palms.
Works well with floral accords, enhancing the spicy effect in compositions.
Thyme is a subshrub that can reach a height of 40 cm, with evergreen leaves and small blossoms of different colors. It is cultivated in the sunny regions of southern Europe and North Africa, mainly around the Mediterranean Basin. Although it is well-known for its use as an aromatic ingredient in cuisine, thyme also contains an essential oil that is used to make various extracts.
Scent Notes: Spicy, Herbaceous, Cumin, Carrom seeds
Botanical Name: Thymus saturejoides
Method of extraction: Steam distillation