Thymus ciliatus--the highest thymol containing essential oil of the genus.Nat Prod Commun. 2009 Sep; 4(9):1251-2.NP
The essential oil obtained by hydrodistillation of the aerial parts of Thymus ciliatus Desf. collected at Batna (Eastern Algeria) in May 2008 was investigated by GC and GC/MS. Eighteen components, representing 99.6% of the essential oil, were detected of which thymol (79.1%) and p-cymene (5.6%) were the major components.