I wanted it to add to my mop and household cleaner and I've loved its smell ever since I used it.
When I had my horrible cough this past winter, inhaling Thieves would stop it and bring me instant relief.
I've placed Thieves on sores or painful areas in my mouth and had them numb completely. When the numbing sensation wore off, the pain was gone.
I've also used Thieves to make an "antibacterial spray" for traveling, to spray down areas and even to spray on our necks to protect us from germs.
More recently, I've made a Thieves throat spray (containing Thieves, peppermint and water) to spray on my aching throat. It numbs it instantly and provides incredible relief. I also know that the oils are killing bacteria at the same time.
Depending on the company, Thieves oil blends may contain different oils. The oils contained in Young Living's Thieves blend are: clove, lemon, cinnamon, eucalyptus radiata, and rosemary. Each one of these oils has incredible health benefits and combined they make a powerful blend to protect and heal our bodies.
One study in 2006 addressed cinnamon oil specifically and declared it to have the most potential bactericidal properties. Oils that also performed well in this study were: clove, lemon and rosemary oils. Interestingly enough, these are all oils contained in the Thieves blend.
Another study in 2009 proved the best four oils for medicinal purposes: cinnamon, lemongrass, lemon and thyme. Clove and eucalyptus weren't far behind, showing "considerable efficacy". The researchers used these oils successfully to kill three Candida strains, four Streptococcus strains, and six Staphylococcus strains, including MRSA.
The New York Times spoke to this exact subject in 2007, stating that cinnamon oil, in particular, has antimicrobial properties, perfect for household cleaning and hand washing. This is a great replacement for those antibacterial products that have become so prevalent.
You can easily purchase Young Living Thieves products from hand wash to household cleaners, lozenges to dental floss. You can also make your own, like I do. Foaming hand wash, mop solution, cleaning spray, and lozenges are all easy to make at home. It's so worth it!
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