thyme oil

noun

: a fragrant essential oil containing thymol and carvacrol that is obtained from various thymes and is used chiefly as an antiseptic in pharmaceutical and dental preparations and as a flavor in foods

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“Thyme oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thyme%20oil. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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