Thymi aetheroleum


This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of thyme oil. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing thyme oil.

This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing thyme oil. For practical information about using thyme oil medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.

Key facts

Latin name Thymi aetheroleum
English common name Thyme oil
Botanical name Thymus vulgaris L.; Thymus zygis L.
Therapeutic area
Cough and cold
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
  • European Union herbal monograph
  • European Union list entry
Additional information


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