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Uses For Thyme

Stormy Stewart

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@karlyn255

Below are 5 uses for thyme complete with recipes


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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wounds
You can wash and disinfect a wound with thyme tea or with a cup of warm water containing 3 to 5 drops of the essential oil
2
Window insect strips

To deter insects from coming in through the winder make paper strips- from a roll of paper towels, or cut lengths of cotton ribbon, put a drop of essential oil on each one and hang them above the window. Use one of more of the following oils .

Basil,Cinnamon,Lavender ,Lemongrass ,Peppermint ,Thyme ,Rue
3
Thyme Vinegar

Thyme vinegar is used in cooking and also makes an invigorating facial rinse. Stuff a glass bottle with thyme, fill with cider vinegar, and seal tightly. Then leave in a sunny window for several weeks, shaking occasionally.
4
Thyme and Peppermint mouthwash

Thymol, one of the constituents of thyme, is contained in antiseptic mouthwashes and peppermint is almost ubiquitous in mouthwashes and toothpaste. You can prepare a very effective mouthwash by adding about 3 drops each of the following oils (12 drops total), diluted in 1 teaspoon of brandy to a cup of warm water: Helps to prevent plaque and gingivitis Swish well but do not swallow.

Chamomile,Peppermint ,Tea Tree, Thyme
5
Thyme tea

Wild thyme tea is recommended for cough, hangover, flu, and sore throat. Thyme has primarily been used respiratory ailments for its infection-fighting and cough suppressive qualities. Thyme honey is ideal for sweetening herb teas. You can wash and disinfect a wound with thyme tea or with a cup of warm water containing 3 to 5 drops of the essential oil.

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