Thyme Recipe Card (Za’ater Spice Blend and Fluoride-Free Thyme Toothpaste)
The aromatic thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) plant is a perennial and woody shrub. A member of the mint family, thyme is an herb that originates in the Mediterranean basin and has a number of varieties, each with its own distinctive oil composition. Thyme is a powerful herb, popular in aromatherapy – so it must be used with caution and care. Do know, though, that the health benefits of thyme are very real.
The volatile essential oils in thyme are packed with anti-septic, anti-viral, anti-rheumatic, anti-parasitic and anti-fungal properties, which explains why thyme-based formulas are used as an expectorant, diuretic,
fungicide and antibiotic.
Did you know that the “thymol” in Listerine is thyme essential oil?
Check the label to see.
Natural and Fluoride Free Thyme Toothpaste Recipe
-smash about 1 tsp of thyme in a mortar and pestle. Add one cup of baking soda and mix with coconut oil to form a paste.