4 Thieves Germ Shield – Essential Oil Blend

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Ways to use 4 Thieves Germ Shield essential oil blend :

  • *Massage oil or rollerball: 1% dilution or 5-7 drops in 30mL of carrier oil such as fractionated coconut, sunflower, etc. Apply to chest, back, under nose, temples, etc.
  • Inhaler: 5-10 drops in inhaler, inhale through the nose deeply
  • Diffuser: 5-6 drops in water
  • *Baths: add 5-7 drops into 2 tbsp (30mL) of a carrier oil. After mixing with carrier, optionally combine with epsom or Dead Sea salt and add to bath water.
  • *Lotion or shampoo: add 5-7 drops per 30 mL of unscented base/lotion.

*NOTE: If using on skin, highly dilute in carrier and patch test first as this blend does contain cinnamon (phototoxic).

Use 4 Thieves Germ Shield for:

  • Use in the diffuser during cold and flu season
  • Add to soaps and lotion for extra protection against germs during cold and flu season or while travelling
  • Rub on chest and soles of feet at first signs of cold or flu
  • Add to dish soap, household cleaners, carpet shampoo
  • Make a cleaning spray to use on hands, gym equipment, yoga mats, shoes, remote controls, phones, kitchen counters, hotel rooms and bedding, rental vehicles, backpacks, kids toys, etc.
  • Spray on fabric as a fabric deodorant

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Description

This essential oil blend features clove, cinnamon, lemon eucalyptus, and rosemary. While it is mainly formulated for its anti-microbial properties, it also has a lovely sweet and spicy aroma.

Additional information

Weight 55 g
Dimensions 2.8 × 2.8 × 6.7 cm

Scientific Studies

  • Antimicrobial activity of clove and rosemary essential oils alone and in combination YJ Fu, YG Zu, LY Chen, XG Shi, Z Wang… – Phytotherapy …, 2007 – Wiley Online Library
  • Antimicrobial activity of cinnamon and clove oils …N Matan, H Rimkeeree, AJ Mawson. International journal of .. 2006 – Elsevier
  • Sesquiterpenes from clove as potential anticarcinogenic agents GQ Zheng, PM Kenney, LKT Lam – Journal of natural products, 1992 – ACS Publications
  • The chemical composition and biological activity of clove essential oil, Eugenia caryophyllata (Syzigium aromaticum L. Myrtaceae): a short review. K Chaieb, H Hajlaoui, T Zmantar… – Phytotherapy …, 2007 – Wiley Online Library
  • Inhibition of growth and aflatoxin production by cinnamon and clove oils. Cinnamic aldehyde and eugenol LB Bullerman, FY Lieu, SA Seier – Journal of Food Science, 1977 – Wiley Online Library
  • Repellency of Oils of Lemon Eucalyptus, Geranium, and Lavender and the Mosquito Repellent MyggA Natural to Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Laboratory and Field Thomas G. T. Jaenson, Samira Garboui, Katinka Pålsson DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jmedent/43.4.731 731-736 : 1 July 2006
  • Screening for Inhibitory Activity of Essential Oils on Selected Bacteria, Fungi and Viruses Antimicrobial/Biological Activity Sue C. Chaoa, D. Gary Young & Craig J. Oberg Published online: 09 Dec 2011
  • A prospective cross-over field trial shows protection of lemon eucalyptus extract against tick bites A Gardulf, I Wohlfart… – Journal of medical …, 2004 – jme.oxfordjournals.org
  • The battle against multi-resistant strains: Renaissance of antimicrobial essential oils as a promising force to fight hospital-acquired infections. Warnke PH1, Becker ST, Podschun R, Sivananthan S, Springer IN, Russo PA, Wiltfang J, Fickenscher H, Sherry E.
  • Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities: Chemical constituents of essential oils of Ocimum gratissimum, Eucalyptus citriodora and Cymbopogon giganteus inhibited …GB Sahouo, ZF Tonzibo, B Boti, C Chopard… – Bulletin of the Chemical …, 2003 – ajol.info
  • Cytotoxic effect of Eucalyptus citriodora resin on human hepatoma HepG2 cells KH Shen, ZT Chen, PD Duh – The American journal of Chinese …, 2012 – World Scientific… (2014)
  • Flavonoid glycosides and potential antivirus activity of isolated compounds from the leaves of Eucalyptus citriodora. Journal of the Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry
  • Antibacterial and resistance modifying activity of Rosmarinus officinalis M Oluwatuyi, GW Kaatz, S Gibbons – Phytochemistry, 2004 – Elsevier
  • Antifungal activity of thyme, summer savory and clove essential oils against Aspergillus flavus in liquid medium and tomato paste M Omidbeygi, M Barzegar, Z Hamidi, H Naghdibadi – Food control, 2007 – Elsevier
  • The mechanism of bactericidal action of oregano and clove essential oils and of their phenolic major components on Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis K Rhayour, T Bouchikhi… – Journal of Essential …, 2003 – Taylor & Francis

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