Dried leaves, flowers and buds of the kettle with water vapor as a result of 2% to 8% of the essential oil (essential oil), carries the unique smell of the cake and burning is delicious. This oil, rich in monoterpenic phenols such as carvacrol and thymol, is effective in bacterial and fungal infections since it has very strong microbicidal properties. This oil, which is not correct, is often used externally and is eaten by dropping a drop of sugar on some areas. Oregano oil is also frequently used in the food industry and is widely used in many foods.
During distillation, distilled water accumulated under the oil dissolves some of the oxygenated compounds in the oil and is used as "thyme water". This aromatic water, which has become widespread in recent years, is sold in markets after filtering. Thyme species (Origanum, Satureja, Thymbra) which are grown in some mountain villages of Western, Southern and Central Anatolia, have been known in Anatolia for centuries. Thyme water, especially in the case of gastro-intestinal disorders, or with water, or juice, juice, tomato juice is diluted with liquids, such as after diluting. This water, which has no negative effects other than pain, is common among the public, believing that it reduces blood cholesterol levels, reduces blood pressure, and is even effective against cancer.