This week’s oil is Thyme. It has guided us through our sniffles this past Christmas and definitely deserves some recognition. For kids and adults likewise Thyme is a potent healer of colds and coughs. Rub in circular motions 1 drop of oil with 1 tbsp of carrier oil on your chest and back.
Forgiving is not always easy. Thyme is known as - the oil - when any type of resentment is present in the heart of someone, as it helps release our anger. Transform anger & hate into love & forgiveness with 3 drops on your pillow before going to bed and let it work it’s healing powers on you while your sound at sleep.
For all the passionate hikers out there, thyme is an excellent and natural insect repellent. Let your dogs benefit from essential oils. Use the ratio 1:4 for dilution, i.e. 1 drop of oil and 4 drops of carrier oil. A wonderful carrier oil for repelling insects is coconut oil, as it contains lauric acid, which is a natural tick repellent. In summer, protect yourself from ticks by rubbing coconut oil on you and your dog before embarking into nature. How to use:
diffuse 3 drops. It blends well with Bergamot.
apply 1:4 dilution ratio topically on chest and back
internally take in 1 drop in a veggie capsule to build up your immune system
for emotional support apply on drop on each temple and one drop over the heart chakra
Thyme is a powerful oil to use for the inside to address emotional wounds where hurt has be instilled and healing needs to be done. As for the outside, it’s gentle but strong effects are beneficial for all ages, with the proper dilution. For teeth care it is also very recommendable.
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