Commercial Grade Synthetic
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The active ingredient in thyme oil is thymol. This compound assists in controlling the Varroa mite. It works by confusing the mite and blocking it’s pores. Used in combination with a screened bottom board the mites become confused, fall to the ground through the screen and are unable to climb back up into the hive. It is also used for treatment or prevention of Chalkbrood.
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Often used by beekeepers. Not recommended for use in personal care products.