How much thyme oil


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Try 3.5% to start. You may find molasses or other emulsifiers useful depending on what you are doing.
 
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half a cup. pour off that much and add it back or dont bother.Testing I have seen shows no improvement between 4 and 6% as both achieve 100% lab control of those pathogens that are affected so waste is occurring. Better to show up more often with a weaker mix. The water is important. 9 tablespoons.

Specific gravity is measured against water. Not sure of your source, but a half cup of your thyme oil vs a half cup of water has the ration. Water is 1:1 obviously. What concentration of thyme oil you have can be measured this way. Using ml in the metric system is best because it accounts for mass.
 
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I mixed a half a cup of thyme oil with about 1 1/4 gallon of water. Sprayed after the sun went down an now my entire garden is wilted. Did this ruin all my hard work over the last few months?
 
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Since oil and water do not mix, and it sounds like you only used water with no other emulsifier or dispersant or spreader sticker, you need to get out there with some soapy water spray and then wash it off after the soap. How did you prepare the oil? Did you put it in a carrier like vegetable oil? Straight? Essentail oils are concentrates and are usually cut before use, and this may be what you bought? On top of that, with no emulsifier or spreader it has no way to disperse throughout the water so a undiluted spray will result.
 
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Yes I just mixed with water. Didn’t know I had to mix with anything else. So I need to spray with soapy water now? Like a couple tablespoons of soap per gallon of water
 
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Like you would use to wash your car. Use a kitchen sink soap detergent designed for grease cutting, not baby shampoo or mild hand soap which will not cut the oil as well.
 
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I just sprayed the soapy water and washed them off. They all appear to be dead. About 100 plants I grew from seed
 
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Don’t give up on them I would water them at there base lots and lots of water fingers crossed for you
 
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What do you think? I think I’ve lost everything. So much work for this to happen.
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I’m so sorry for you I don’t know what I would do hopefully some on here can give you some advise as it’s beyond me
 
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