The Oil of Releasing and Forgiving
Today’s pod is all about the oil of Releasing and Forgiving.
We are talking about the empowerment of Thyme.
Cleansing and purifying effect for the skin
Supports a healthy immune system*
It supports healthy liver function.*
Thyme is cleansing to the gastrointestinal tract and the digestive system.*
It may help to support healthy metabolism and weight management.*
Thyme supports bone health.*
Thyme supports the health of the lungs and respiratory system.*
Thyme supports the health of the cardiovascular system.*
It promotes the health of the nervous system.*
Assists in cleansing trapped feelings which have been buried for a long time***
Assists in emptying the soul of negativity, leaving the heart wide open***
Thyme teaches, “It’s time to let go and move forward.”
Use one to two drops in place of dried Thyme in favorite recipes.
Thyme blends well with Bergamot, Clary Sage, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Rosemary, and Sage.
Naturally repels insects
It may contribute to better overall health in conjunction with a better diet and exercise regimen.*
When diffused, Thyme has an invigorating vapor.
Add it to hair products to promote thick and healthy looking hair and a clean scalp.
Add Thyme to an oral hygiene routine to support oral health.
Try adding Thyme to household and kitchen cleaning supplies to promote a cleaner living environment.
Diffuse Thyme to purify the air.
Thyme may ease symptoms of normal menstruation in women.*.
Thyme’s Aromatic Description: Warm, herbaceous, floral, powdery
Find more information on Thyme Essential Oil - click here.
Gina’s favorite use: Linen Spray with Lavender. Thyme wards of nightmares and lavender is calming and relaxing.
Janet’s favorite use: Plants in her garden attract fairies….and she cooks with it.
Quick fact of the Day
Thought to impart courage to its bearer, Thyme was given to knights and warriors before they went into battle by ladies of the Middle Ages. During this same period, Thyme was often placed beneath pillows to help promote a peaceful sleep and to ward off nightmares.
Libations of the day
1 drop dōTERRA Thyme Essential Oil
1/2 ounces lime juice (freshly squeezed)
Lemongrass DRY Soda
Ginger Ale with
1 drop dōTERRA Lemongrass Essential Oil
Stir everything together, garnish with slice of lime and enjoy!
(This would be DELICIOUS with a Ginger Sugar Rim!)
Janet’s Cocktail Thyme!
1 toothpick to 1 drop dōTERRA Thyme Essential Oil
Fresh lemon juice
Place equal parts honey and water in a saucepan and heat over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and stir to dissolve the honey. Keep at a low simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and add Thyme essential oil.
Pour mixture through a fine sieve. Discard the thyme. Chill mixture until ready to serve.
Combine vodka, lemon juice and simple syrup. Stir well. Pour into glass filled with ice and garnish with thyme sprigs.
Using oils with intention
A Ritual fo Challenging Conversations
Place one drop of dōTERRA Thyme Essential Oil on your heart center and then activate in your hands by rubbing together and then inhale a few times before your important conversation. The cool thing about this is that when you enter into this conversation in person, they will also be the benefit of Thyme because they will be able to smell it.
Forgive yourself and the other person BEFORE you go into a conversation with them. (See Podcast 20 (Oil of Sexual Harmony / Cinnamon where we talked about Forgiveness)
Tell the person your expression of emotion (ie. anxiety, fear, etc.)
Tell the person the “story” you have made up in your mind (ie. They’ll leave me, disown me, judge me)
Tell the person your ideal situation of resolve (ie. Desire to have civil, honest communication, simply to just be heard, etc.)