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Uses For Thyme

Stormy Stewart

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Below are 5 uses for thyme complete with recipes


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1Wounds
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

2Window 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

3Thyme 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.

4Thyme 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

5Thyme 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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