How to Make Uses For Thyme
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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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.