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Thieves essential oil, a somewhat unusual name for an oil, which arouses a lot of interest as soon as you hear it mentioned. But once you know what it is, what it contains, and what its benefits are, you understand that it is not just by name that it has become popular. So, that’s where the question comes in: how do essential oils work?

Today we will answer that question and more, so join us in this article and find out everything you need to know about Thieves essential oil.

There are several ways that Thieves essential oil works in your home. The first and most used is to spread it around. To do this you must place a few drops of the product in your diffuser and mix it with water in the container. Diffuse for 30 minutes or an hour and enjoy a spicy, earthy aroma that stimulates you and refreshes the environment.

Another way this Thieves oil works very well is by spraying the mixture all over your house. You can use a diffuser that works as an atomizer or make your own. By spraying your home with this oil you can eliminate airborne pathogens.

It also works to clean surfaces like the bathroom, kitchen and even plants. Just mix drops of this essential oil with water or baking soda to kill bacteria or insects. The product is safe to spray on flowers or plants, so do not worry.

How do you use Thieves’ oil when you are sick?

In case you are sick, you can use Thieves oil to disinfect your hands. With one or two drops in the palm of your hand, rub both hands together for a few seconds and you will be using Thieves oil as a disinfectant. For best application, try Thieves’ personal care line by Young Living.

If your body aches or pains apply and massage gently for a while, you’ll feel relief within minutes.

On the other hand, if you have a cold, you can diffuse Thieves oil in your room or mix it with hot water and inhale for quick decongestion. The relief will be immediate. But you can also use this essential oil to prevent the flu, just spread the oil on the soles of your feet and you’re done.

The benefits of essential oils have proven to be many, but one of the most convincing is Thieves’ oil.

Does Thieves oil kill germs?

Remember that essential oils have antimicrobial properties and Thieves oil is a blend of the best of them. That means, using this oil like others will help you kill bacteria, viruses and fungi that may be present on your skin or in the environment.

In that sense, it is highly recommended to use it when you have open wounds. It helps you to heal and sterilize the wound. Of course, you should always try to accompany it by using alcohol and doing a good cleaning.

Is Thieves an anti-viral oil?

While many have reported improvements in systems such as colds and flu by using Thieves oil, it has not been scientifically proven that it is an antiviral agent. You can only use it to improve symptoms and help with congestion.

What there is a study that spreading Thieves oil significantly reduces the presence of three types of bacteria in the air. What you do have more research on are the essential oils that make up Thieves oil and in which it has been shown to benefit.

Is there any science behind essential oils?

Essential oils are concentrated from plants, meaning they are natural products. So science has only been concerned with studying the positive effects behind them. Because many times benefits have been reported against some diseases, science has opened the way to research on these.

All the investigations made have not given conclusive results that the oils by themselves are healing. Instead, their therapeutic properties in terms of improving mood or as an analgesic have more acceptance in the scientific world.

In conclusion, essential oils such as Thieves’ oil can provide relief or improvement from illness. It works to aromatize places and as mentioned above can eliminate up to 3 types of bacteria. Use them consciously and knowing that the greatest benefit is the relaxation they produce.

The Young Living Thieves range has been specially crafted using plant based ingredients and pure essential oils to help tackle your everyday household chores with ease.

To learn more about essential oils, visit our essential oil uses and benefits page with over 100 different ways you can use essential oils to maintain a healthy lifestyle.