Synonyms: 2-Isopropyl-5-methyl phenol; 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)phenol
Product Typical Properties
|Appearance||White crystal, with the lasting hot smell|
|Solubility||1g soluble in 3ml 80% ethanol|
Thymol has a stronger bactericidal effect than phenol, and has lower toxicity. It has bactericidal and fungicidal effects on the oral and pharyngeal mucosa, as well as anti-corrosion and local anesthesia effects on the caries cavity. It is used for disinfection and sterilization of the oral cavity and throat, as well as for dermatophytosis, actinomycosis, and otitis. It can promote the movement of tracheal cilia, facilitate the secretion of tracheal mucus, and easily play the role of expectoration. In addition, it has a bactericidal effect, so it can be used to treat Tracheitis, whooping cough, etc.
Used for making spices, drugs, and indicators, and also commonly used for the treatment of dermatomycosis and psoriasis.
Please store in a dry, cool and dark place