Oils on Deadline


By Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman The diffuser is working overtime today! I have classical music playing and the diffuser going strong as I work on finishing up laying out our Winter issue. I am so excited about our premiere issue – and a bit stressed! Hence, the diffuser today. I am using a combination of a recipe […]

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Wounded Warrior Project Hosts Essential Oils Event

Wounded Warrior Project

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Veterans and their family members were given the opportunity to explore the benefits of essential oils during a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) program. Participants were able to make their own creations using a variety of ingredients. Essential oils can be used for numerous purposes, from detoxifying the air and all-purpose cleaning to […]

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Starting Out with Lavender Oil


Lavender is a great starter essential oil. There are so many uses for it. It is great for treating minor wounds, burns and insect bites. It is a relaxing oil, a mood stabilizer, and a stress reliever … and so much more! Have sleeping problems? Try putting a drop or two of lavender essential oil on […]

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Starting out


Everyone has to start somewhere and, since Therapeutic Thymes is also just starting out in its zine form, it makes sense that June’s theme is Starting Out. So, this month we will touch on the basics. There are three different ways to use essential oil, regardless of the type. They are topically, internally, and aromatically. […]

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Lavender Sunburn Relief


The kids will be out of school soon. Summer like weather is finally here. It is pool time and beach time and … time for sunburns. Sooner or later, no matter if you are enjoying the pool or working out in your garden, getting a sunburn will happen. When it does, try this refreshing spray […]

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Rosemary Mint Foot Scrub


Makes 1 ounce Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 ounce coconut oil 3 drops rosemary essential oil 3 drops peppermint essential oil ½ cup cornmeal Directions: Combine coconut oil with rosemary and peppermint oils in a bowl. Slowly stir in the cornmeal until it forms a thick paste. Apply paste to the soles of your […]

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