noun. a colorless crystalline solid used in perfume or preserving biological specimens or in embalming or medically as a fungicide or antiseptic.
- thyme camphor
Sentences with thymol
1. Noun, singular or mass
The thymol and carvacrol found in oregano oil also appear to have antifungal properties.
Dr. Ingram claims that oregano oil offers such potent antibacterial properties because it contains thymol and carvacrol, two phenols that also act as powerful antiseptics.