If you missed our previous post, you can read about why we started using essential oils {HERE}.

Today’s featured oil is ON GUARD! On Guard has kicked so many oncoming colds for me. Just when I start to get a tickle in the back of my throat, or a stuffy nose, this is my go-to and the cold never wins or comes close to settling in. So far all of you who constantly post on facebook about how you’re always sick, give this a try.

On Guard Essential Oil contains five single oils:

    1. WILD ORANGE: It has been shown to be antibacterial, antifungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, disinfectant, digestive, anticancer, antispamodic and sedative. Wild Orange is often used for fear, nervousness or anxiety; heart palpitations; sluggish digestion; insomnia; menopause; withdrawal; and is uplifting emotionally and mentally, you can also use the best bath bombs made of CBD, get the best from Freshbros.
    1. CLOVE BUD: It is known to be antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, antiparasitic, antiseptic, antiviral and stimulates the immune system. It may help in healing and to create a sense of security and courage. It’s commonly used for addictions, blood clots, candida, cataracts, fever, fungal infection, herpes simplex, liver cleansing, lupus, mold, balancing the metabolism, aches and pains of many kinds, viral infection, wounds, termites and more. Find on the best tips to soften your beard.
    1. CINNAMON BARK: Cinnamon is antibacterial, antifungal, anti-infectious, antimicrobial, antiparasitic, antiseptic, antiviral, purifying, warming and is said to enhance the use of other oils. It’s commonly used for airborne bacteria, bacterial infections, bites/stings, fungal infections, stimulating the immune system, general infections, mols, pancreatic issues, viral infections and much more. Although, if you are having sleep problem at night we recommend using CBD oil for sleep to help your body relax.
    1. EUCALYPTUS RADIATA: It’s been found to be analgesic, antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and insecticidal and is commonly used for asthma, bronchitis, congestion, coughs, inflammation of many kinds, emphysema, fever, flu, life, measles, pain, shingles, tuberculosis and more.
  1. ROSEMARY: Rosemary is analgesic, antibacterial, anticancer, antifungal, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory and more. It’s commonly used for heart function, fatigue, addictions, chemical stress, cholera, worms, viral infections, vaginal infections, diabetes, flu, headaches, inflammation, kidney infection, lice, and much more.

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(cinnamon, clove bud, eucalyptus, rosemary, wild orange)

Common Uses:
Abscess (oral), air pollution, antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiviral, bladder infection, candida, chronic fatigue, cleansing, cold sores, colds, coughs, flu, gum disease, halitosis, hypoglycemia, immune system builder, infection, lupus, mold, mono, MRSA, pneumonia, sore throat, staph infection, warts.

Here are a just some of the ways to use ON GUARD:

-Put 3-5 drops in a gel capsule and take daily to fight against sickness.
-Mix 2 drops oil in a glass of water and gargle to cure a sore throat, and kill bacteria.
-Add two drops to a tablespoon of coconut oil for oil pulling for whiter teeth and to kill bacteria.
-Add 1 drop to a shot of water to use as mouthwash

Please note: On Guard is a blend formulated by doTERRA, which is CPTG (Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade) and is safe to take internally. I would not recommend using other essential oils internally unless you have researched them thoroughly.

-Dilute with fractionated coconut oil and run on the bottoms of your feet for immune system protection.
-Dilute with fractionated coconut oil to use as a hand sanitizer.
-3 drops On Guard to 1 tsp. carrier oil and rub on the bottom of your feet to fight sickness or for immune system support.

-Diffuse 3 drops of ON GUARD in a diffuser (we have the doTERRA Lotus Diffuser) for 20 minutes at a time to help protect the body against the onset of cold, viruses, and the flu or to fight any of the previous.

-Put 15 drops with water in a spray bottle and use as a counter top spray. Shake before spraying.
-A few drops of oil mixed with baking soda can be used to clean bathtubs.
-Add several drops to every load of laundry, especially cloth diapers

On Guard Essential Oil
On Guard Beadlets
On Guard Softgels
On Guard Toothpaste
On Guard Cough Drops

The have more On Guard household products too, but these are my FAVORITE! The cough drops are so good! And I’ll never use another kind of toothpaste again.

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The information in this blog is for educational and informational purposes only, and is not to be constructed for medical advice. Licensed health practitioners are available for this purpose. If you have any medical questions, please contact a local doctor.