Molecular weight: 150.22 Description: White color crystal
Clearly at 1g Thymol soluble in 3ml 80%(v/v) Alcohol or 1g Thymol soluble in 1ml 95%(v/v) Alcohol.
Melting Point: 50°C
Use: Used as the pharmaceutical products, frequently employed as a local antiseptic, an anti-bacteria, an antiinflammation and an anti-ache in toothpastes and body powders.
Thymol is valued for its antiseptic and antioxidant properties, it is an excellent tonic and is used in treating respiratory diseases and a variety of other ailments. The flowering tops are anthelmintic, strongly antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, deodorant, diaphoretic, disinfectant, expectorant, sedative and tonic. The plant is used internally in the treatment of dry coughs, whooping cough, bronchitis, bronchial catarrh, asthma, laryngitis, indigestion, gastritis and diarrhoea and enuresis in children. It should not be prescribed for pregnant women. Externally, it is used in the treatment of tonsillitis, gum diseases, rheumatism, arthritis and fungal infections. The plant can be used fresh at any time of the year, or it can be harvested as it comes into flower and either be distilled for the oil or dried for later use. Thyme has an antioxidant effect, thus regular use of this herb improves the health and longevity of individual body cells and therefore prolongs the life of the body.