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  • Always Have Clear Communication With Your Suppliers
    Recently we received an email from an organization called “Consumers Advocate.org”. They stated that they had performed a quality test on multiple brands of essential oils, including a brand that we carry called “NOW”. The report/web page stated that several of the Essential Oils they tested from NOW were adulterated. Their report is located here: […]
  • Libido for Him and Her
    The Libido for Him and Libido for Her herbal tea blends and tinctures are exciting formulas made with herbs that are known to not only have aphrodisiac properties; but also to strengthen, energize and help repair male and female reproductive systems. These herbal blends are most commonly ingested as herbal teas. Some people like to […]
  • KMBZ – 98.1 Interviews Life Thyme Botanicals
    We are proud to announce a recent interview performed by KMBZ 98.1 fm with Jeff Bichel (Owner) of Life Thyme Botanicals. The write-up on the interview is linked below and we will be sure to add the audio of the interview when we get access to it! KMBZ 98.1 fm Interview Link
  • Best Carrier Oil for Essential Oils
    When using essential oils topically, you will need to first dilute them with a carrier oil in order to make them skin-safe.  This leads us to the question, “What is the best carrier oil for blending essential oils?”  Carrier oils are any ‘fixed’ oil (meaning they will not evaporate) that make essential oils safe when […]
  • Road Trip Mafia interview with the owner of Life Thyme Botanicals (Jeff Bichel)
  • Kansas City Star Article – Family carries on Life Thyme Botanical founder’s passion for healing power of plants
    Life Thyme Botanicals was proud to be represented in a wonderful article written by the Kansas City Star. Here are some excerpts and a direct link to the article.   Direct Link: https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/cass-county-demo/article228700789.html   “Located on Main Street, Life Thyme Botanicals sells organic, chemical-free essential oils, herbs, teas, spices and celebrity motivation supplements. The majority […]
  • Small-business owners enjoy making connections!
    Have a look at the recent Kansas City Star article where Life Thyme Botanicals was featured and try to look to help process your business requirements. The article is entitled “Small-business owners in LS, Cass enjoy making connections”. Below is a small snippet and a link to the full article. Since opening in 2003, personalized […]
  • NOW Essential Oils – Food Grade? FAQs
    Life Thyme Botanicals is excited to be offering NOW Essential Oils! NOW® Solutions offers high-quality, pure essential oil products that we are proud to offer to our customers of burniva.com. Its important to know the safety facts on essential oil usage. Please use the following link to learn more about NOW essential oil Food Grade? […]
  • How Comfrey Helped Me
    Hi Folks! Emily here. I wanted to share with you an amazing remedy that I have had the opportunity to use today. It’s that time of year where bugs are becoming a big problem. Well yesterday morning I woke up with a massive spider bite on the back of my left thigh. It was swollen […]
  • What is an essential oil?
    The definition of Essential oils is: a natural oil typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which it is extracted. I want to break down this definition of essential oils to see what is an essential oil? “A natural oil typically obtained by distillation” Most essential […]
  • Me and my Tea Tree Oil
    Tea Tree oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) has several properties that give it many uses in our lives.  It is said to be antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral as well as antifungal.  One use that I have found for Tea Tree oil is for acne remediation. I have had mild acne flare-ups since adolescence and am approaching 30. I have also tried […]
  • Rooibos Tea
    A lot of people are working toward living a healthier lifestyle and a big part of that for most is cutting out caffeine and sugar.  There are several substitutes you could use to help tame those cravings and my favorite is Rooibos Tea. Rooibos is a red bush native to South Africa.  Technically it is […]
  • Xylitol
    One of the biggest health problems in America is sugar addiction.  I hear time and again, every single day the same sentence: “I’ve been trying to kick sugar but I just can’t.”  Sugar and many commercial sugar substitutes (such as aspartame) are addictive and also the cause of many illness and chronic health problems.  It […]
  • Yerba Mate
    Yerba Mate Explained It’s time to talk about one of the most controversial teas out there: Yerba Mate. Technically Yerba Mate is not “tea” as it is not in the Camellia sinensis species, its Latin botanical name being Ilex paraguariensis.  Yerba Mate is an evergreen shrub in the holly family that grows in Central and […]
  • The Joys of Pumpkin Pie Spice
    Pumpkin Pie Spice makes Everything Nice ‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin, from lattes to deserts, and even personal hygiene products it seems like everything has been changed to pumpkin these days. For our pumpkin lovers, we have for you our wonderful Pumpkin Pie Spices. Our Pumpkin Pie Spice is certified organic, and salt […]
  • Fighting Colds and Flu
    Winter Colds and Flu Well folks, fall is here and winter is coming on with a vengeance. We have seen several types of flu going around already and it is time to get prepared to ward off the illnesses that the changing of the seasons brings. Emily shares with you some of the ways that […]
  • What is Matcha Tea
    What is Matcha Tea… What is there to say that hasn’t already been said? Well for those of you who haven’t hear about Matcha Tea, here is the low down. Life Thyme Botanicals carries two varieties of Matcha Tea; we have Jasmine green tea, and Rooibos (red) tea. The green Matcha tea started out in […]