DIY Thieves Oil Blend
By Gregory Medeiros
Thieves Oil is a powerful and versatile blend of five essential oils which are highly antiviral, antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-infectious. It has been around for hundreds of years, is used to treat many ailments and promotes a healthy immune system as well as overall wellness.
Some of the more common ailments Thieves Oil is used on range from the common cold and flu to anemia, asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, toothache, digestive problems, intestinal parasites, infections of all types, bites and stings, warts and wounds.
It is helpful in relieving diarrhea, fever, headaches, nausea and vomiting. More serious illness that have been treated with Thieves Oil include cholera, lupus, plague, skin cancer, tuberculosis and viral hepatitis.
University studies have proven that Thieves Oil has a 99.96% success rate killing airborne bacteria. For more information about Thieves Oil read Thieves Oil Blend - An Age Old Remedy.
Thieves Oil is made using Clove Oil (Syzgium Aromaticum), Lemon Oil (Citrus Limon), Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamomum Verum), Eucalyptus Oil (Eucalyptus Radiata) and Rosemary Oil (Rosmarinus Officinalis).
Clove Oil is a great immune stimulant which aids in promoting overall wellness. Lemon Oil consists of 68 percent d-limonene which is a powerful antioxidant, and is beneficial for the skin.
Aside from adding its own great properties to the mix Cinnamon Bark Oil enhances the action of other oils. Testing has yet to find a virus, bacteria or fungus that can survive Cinnamon Bark Oil. Eucalyptus Oil promotes respiratory health and is a good expectorant.
Rosemary Oil has been one of the most broadly used plants throughout the ages. Many civilizations have held the rosemary plant in high esteem and regarded it as sacred. It has been used to drive away evil spirits and protect against plague and infectious diseases.
These are just a few of the beneficial properties of Thieves Oil and the oils that go into making it. The list of conditions and ailments people use Thieves Oil to treat is much more extensive than what is listed here.
To make your own Thieves Oil combine the following essential oils in a dark glass bottle:
Thieves Oil Blend Recipe = 120 drops
40 drops of Clove Essential Oil
35 drops of Lemon Essential Oil
20 drops of Cinnamon Essential Oil
15 drops of Eucalyptus Essential Oil
10 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil
One 15 ml/½ ounce bottle of essential oil holds approximately 285 drops. A 30 ml/1 ounce bottle holds approximately 570 drops.
Store the finished blend in a dark glass container away from heat and sunlight. It is best to keep it in a cool location and out of reach of children.
To read about some of the many uses for Thieves Oil read Uses For Thieves Oil.