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    What Is Thieves Oil And What Are Its Benefits?

    Use this all in one thieves oil for a multitude of benefits!
    • Riddhi Kaushik
    • Editorial
    Published -08 Jul 2021, 14:43 ISTUpdated -08 Jul 2021, 15:09 IST
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    If you are someone who is into wellness and self-care, you have surely heard about Thieves Oil. Thieves oil is actually a blend of several essential oils in one. It includes cinnamon essential oil, eucalyptus, clove, lemon, and rosemary. The aroma of the oil is quite strong and can be easily made at home. It has an abundance of benefits so if you want to make this oil at home, just follow these simple instructions:

    • Take 3 ML of cinnamon oil, eucalyptus, clove, lemon, and rosemary oil and put them in a bowl. 
    • In this bowl, add 2 ML cinnamon bark oil. Mix all ingredients very well. 
    • Transfer the oil to a small bottle where you want to store your oil and keep the bottle in a cool, dry, and dark place. With this, your Thieves oil is ready! 

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    Now that you know how to make this oil, let us give you an incentive to make it by sharing with you its benefits. Thieves oil is used for various purposes. Some of the well-known benefits of the same are:

    Healing Properties

    Applying Thieves oil on cuts and wounds is known to prevent infections and increase the pace of healing. The same property of the oil also makes it useful for treating blemishes and helps getting rid of gum and toothaches. 

    Immune Function

    Thieves oil is known to make the immune system healthy. They are known to carry effectiveness against airborne microorganisms and have been used as antivirus and antiseptics for several years. The ingredients used to make the oil are common ingredients that are used to combat cold and flu, thus a combination of all these ingredients makes the oil perfect for application during cold. Take a bit of the oil in a napkin and keep it next to you while sleeping to clear congestions overnight. You can also use to inhale it with steam. 

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    Thieves oil is also used as a disinfectant at homes and as an anti-bacterial spray. Take an empty spray bottle and add water and vinegar to it. 2 parts of water and 1 part of vinegar. To that, add 10-15 drops of Thieves oil. You can use this spray to disinfect your house or even add a few drops of Thieves oil to make a cleaning liquid. Add 4-5 drops of Thieves oil in your usual cleaning liquid and use it to clean windows, floor, and other surfaces. The ingredients will help kill the bacteria at home.

    Wellness Tea

    For a morning immunity booster, take a cup of water and put it to a boil. To that add 3 tablespoons of honey and ½ teaspoon of Thieves oil. The ingredients in the oil are all exceptionally good for the health. Once it comes to a boil, take it in your cup add a few drops of lemon and enjoy your refreshing tea!

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    Other Benefits

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    Other than this Thieves oil is used for other known benefits as well like rash relief, teeth whitening, fighting acne, enhancing mood, joint pain, wart removal, air freshening, fighting headaches, and many more!

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