On Guard essential oil is one of my most used DoTERRA blends, which should come as no surprise with its long list of benefits, including its immune-supporting properties. Learn the many benefits and uses of On Guard essential oil.
On Guard is a blend that DoTERRA makes and it is absolutely most favorite essential oil blend! I had to add the “absolutely” because I say that a lot, but this is my favorite for real.
As we go into the cooler months and germs are everywhere, you will want to have this essential oil on hand. On guard is a blend of wild orange, clove, cinnamon, rosemary, and eucalyptus. Known as the protective blend, it can help protect you against airborne germs as well as support a healthy immune system.
ON GUARD ESSENTIAL OIL VIDEO
HOW TO USE ON GUARD ESSENTIAL OIL
This essential oil can be used in three different ways: aromatically, internally, and topically.
For aromatic use: add 4-6 drops of the essential oil to a diffuser, breathe it straight out of the bottle, or add a couple of drops to the palm of your hands, rub it together, and breathe in.
For internal use: add 1-2 drops to 4 ounces of water, drop 1-2 drops under the tongue, or add 1-2 drops to a veggie capsule.
For more information: See, Safely taking essential oils internally.
For topical use: apply diluted to the area of concern, bottoms of feet, down the spine, wrists, or back of the neck.
ON GUARD ESSENTIAL OIL TOP USES
- Diffuse to cleanse the air, uplift the mood, and give off a sweet yet spicy aroma.
- Supports healthy teeth and gums.
- Use as an effective alternative to synthetic options for immune support.
- Take internally for a quick immune boost.
- Supports the body’s natural antioxidant defenses.
- Supports healthy respiratory function.
- Supports healthy digestive function.
- Protects against environmental threats.
- Apply during fall and winter months, before or after going into crowded places.
- Add to water for an effective all-purpose cleaner for surfaces.
ON GUARD ESSENTIAL OIL DIY PRODUCTS
Natural Hand Cleanser
Add 10-15 drops of on guard to a 4-ounce spray bottle and fill the rest of the way with water. Apply on the hands and surfaces.
Foaming Hand Soap
Add 1/4 cup castile soap and 15 drops of on guard essential oil to a foaming hand soap container. Top off with water and use as an all-natural hand soap.
Add 1/2 cup vinegar and 10-15 drops of on guard to a 16-ounce glass spray bottle and top off with water. Use to clean surfaces, floors, and mirrors.
Add 15-20 drops of on guard to a 10mL roller bottle and top off with fractioned coconut oil. Apply topically to the bottom of feet, wrist, back of the neck and down the spine.
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