It’s that time of year when it seems that you’re being pummeled by bacteria and viruses. Be proactive with your health by strengthening your body’s natural defenses! On Guard essential oil blend is respected for its components that fortify your immune system.
On Guard blend includes wild orange, clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and rosemary essential oils. Each oil has a range of benefits.
We’ve created a quick summary of each oil’s benefits. Much of the following information can be found in The Essential Life book:
Wild Orange essential oil has been the subject of many insightful studies. There is a video summarizing research conducted by the medical staff at Vanderbilt Medical University Center. It shows that diffusing Wild Orange relieves stress levels by 41%. With less stress on your nervous system, your body is prepared to fight back and heal more quickly. Additional properties of Wild Orange essential oil include:
- anticarcinoma (destroys or inhibits cancer cells)
- carminative (reduces gas and bloating)
- antiseptic (destroys microorganism)
Clove essential oil is a powerful essential oil. It supports cardiovascular health and contains antioxidants that rank over 10 million on the ORAC scale. Antioxidants protect cells from damage and unstable free radicals. Additional benefits of clove essential oil include:
- expectorant (gets rid of mucus)
- nervine (promotes healthy nerve function)
- vermicide (kills parasitic worms)
Cinnamon essential oil promotes metabolic function, which not only aids in digestion but overall health for your body’s internal systems. Other benefits of cinnamon essential oil include:
Eucalyptus essential oil is a ubiquitous essential oil for cold and flu season. Molecular components in the oil help to minimize congestion, cough, fever, muscle fatigue and mental sluggishness. Other benefits of eucalyptus essential oil are that it is:
- analgesic (to relieve pain)
- hypotensive (lowers blood pressure)
Rosemary essential oil is more than just an herb for rotisserie. It is used in many remedies to soothe respiratory stress and dysfunction, stiff muscles, and fatigue in your mental and adrenal systems. Other great properties of rosemary essential oil include:
- thins mucus
- improves brain function (which is always good)
On Guard: Versatility for You + Your Home
In addition to On Guard essential oil blend comes in soft gels, beadlets, household cleaners, toothpaste, laundry detergent and throat drops. It’s an incredibly versatile oil to help your body (and home) function optimally.