Metaphysical Properties of Thyme Leaf
Also Known As: Common Thyme, Garden Thyme
Power: Health, Healing, Sleep, Psychic Powers, Love, Purification, Courage
Magickal and Common Uses of Thyme Leaf
- Burned to attract health
- Worn to attract health
- Used in healing spells
- Sleep with it under your pillow for better sleep and reduce nightmares
- Carry and smell thyme to give courage and energy
- Wear it to see fairies
Thyme is taken for bronchitis, whooping cough, sore throat, colic, arthritis, upset stomach, stomach pain (gastritis), diarrhea, bedwetting, a movement disorder in children (dyspraxia), intestinal gas (flatulence), parasitic worm infections, and skin disorders. Thyme might slow blood clotting.
Taking thyme along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.
Thyme is believed to be lucky in two different ways: protection and cleansing and an increase in money. It helps to stop nightmares, folks burn it on charcoal and breathe the smoke, but the best-known use of thyme is in money-drawing spells.
Thyme is feminine and associated with the element of water and the planet Venus. Thyme is also associated with Freya, Aphrodite, and Ares.
Thyme can be used in magick spells to increase strength and courage. Thyme is used in spells to help keep a positive attitude.
Fumigate a home or make a floor wash with thyme to dispel sorrow, hopelessness, and other mellow but negative vibrations. It is especially useful to use after a family tragedy or a long sickness. Adding marjoram to the mix to help draw joy back in. Place thyme beneath a pillow for a restful sleep, happy dreams, and to prevent nightmares.
Faeries love thyme. Planting it in a garden will attract them, and it is used in spells to connect with faeries.
Thyme is excellent in ritual baths and cleansing for early spring festivals, seek to leave the old behind and begin new.