This recipe is great for a hostess, teacher, or “just because” gift. Or include it in a winter-comfort gift basket, along with dried soup, a mug, cinnamon sticks, and an organza bag filled with Thieves lozenges!

1/2 C Honey (preferably raw, local honey)*
1/4 C. Brandy
10 Drops Young Living’s Lemon Essential Oil
6 Drops Young Living’s Thieves Essential Oil Blend
4 Drops Thyme Essential Oil

Pretty glass bottles can be found HERE.

Combine honey and Brandy in a small pot and heat over low heat until the honey is runny and the two ingredients are combined. Allow to cool for 5 minutes. Pour into desired storage bottle and add essential oils. Shake well before use. Serving size: 1-2 teaspoons

Non-alcoholic Version

1 C Honey (preferably raw, local honey)*
1/4 C Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
10 Drops Young Living’s Lemon Essential Oil
6 Drops Young Living’s Thieves Essential Oil Blend
4 Drops Thyme Essential Oil

Combine honey and vinegar in a small pot and heat over very low heat until the honey is runny and the two ingredients are combined. Allow to cool for 5 minutes. Pour into desired storage bottle and add essential oils. Shake well before use. Serving size: 1-2 teaspoons

*Babies should not consume honey, as it may cause infant botulism, a rare but potentially fatal illness.

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By the way, I am not a doctor – just a mom who uses essential oils in her own family. Please know that any information provided on The Common Scents Mom is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to prescribe, diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, nor replace current medical treatment or drugs prescribed by your healthcare professional. The statements made have not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It is your responsibility to educate yourself and address any health or medical needs you may have with your physician. Please seek professional help when needed.