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Fresh Thyme Top Essential Oils

Essential oils have many benefits. Some lift our spirits or ease tension headaches, and others are natural germ and odor killers—ideal for homemade cleaning products! Pure essential oils from Fresh Thyme are distilled from true botanicals and tested for purity.

There are about 600 drops in a 1-fluid ounce (30 ml) bottle.

ROSEMARY

Diffuser: Widely regarded for aiding memory retention and staying focused and alert.

Topical: Ideal for arthritis, exhaustion, muscle cramps, and poor circulation.

Spray deodorizer: Add 15 to 20 drops to 2 Tbsp. vodka and 1 cup water to a spray bottle. Shake before using; test for color-fastness.

PEPPERMINT

Diffuser: Boost energy, perk up senses, and increase alertness; avoid at bedtime.

Topical: Relieve asthma, exhaustion, headache, and nausea.

Bug repellent: Add 10 to 15 drops to 1 cup water in a spray bottle; spray crevices to repel ants, spiders, and other bugs.

LEMON

Diffuser: Reduce anxiety; energize and uplift. Also useful to dispel aromas such as smoke or fish.

Topical: Treat acne, athlete’s foot, dull skin, and varicose veins.

Refrigerator deodorizer: Add 8 to 12 drops to a 2-cup box of baking soda. Set in fridge and replace every 3 months.

LAVENDER

Diffuser: Calming and soothing, use to relax, reduce stress, and promote sleep.

Topical: Apply for skin issues such as acne, cuts, insect bites, and stretch marks. Also for alleviating depression, headache, stress, and vertigo.

Carpet deodorizer: Add 10 to 15 drops to 1 cup baking soda. Shake over carpet; let stand 1 to 24 hours then vacuum.

TEA TREE

Diffuser: Purify the air and add freshness.

Topical: Apply as an antiseptic for minor cuts and abrasions; also for acne or insect bites. Do not use on pets.

All-purpose cleaner: Add 15 to 20 drops to 2 cups water and ½ cup white vinegar in a spray bottle. Shake before each use.