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Thieves Oil Recipe: Homemade All-Purpose Essential Oil Blend

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Can you believe that bandits and thieves were the creators of this incredibly versatile essential oil blend?

This tried and tested Thieve essential oil blend is as useful as the one used by those grave robbers from previous centuries. I utilize it for everyday household tasks plus it may help stimulate the immune system for sick days. This is a must-try diy thieves oil recipe!

The legend of Thieves Oil has been passed down through the generations. It so happens that a gang of thieves evaded the plague by brewing up this potent potion. They revealed this secret to the masses when they were finally caught.

DIY Thieves Oil Recipe

History of Thieves Oil

I don’t know if this story is true or not. However, I can assure you that their ingenious essential oil blend has saved me lots of time.

It is a handy formula to disinfect and sanitize; I add Thieves Oil to my homemade liquid hand soap to add extra cleaning power!

Use Your DIY thieves oil in these recipes

The following Thieves Oil Blend is safe for children age 10 and older for topical use only. The generally accepted essential oil dilution rate for adults is 1:50 ratio (2%) when using topically. For children and those with sensitive skin the ratio is 1:100 drops (1%) .

To make the 2% dilution rate you will add 1 drop Thieves Oil to 50 drops of the carrier oil. For, the 1% dilution rate add one drop Thieves Oil to 100 drops of the carrier oil.

This 2% dilution rate is generally accepted as being a safe percentage for most people. This is a very strong essential oil blend which should never be used undiluted so follow the proper dilution rates carefully. Always dilute essential oils!

The internet is full of varying acceptable ratios for Thieves Oil dilution rates with some as high as a 1 to 4 ratio; 1 drop Thieves Oil to 4 drops carrier oil. So, I urge you to do your own additional research to find what is best for you.

Essential Oil Dilution Rate Information: How to Dilute Essential Oils

Do not take internally and do not put in your mouth.

Check with your healthcare provider prior to using this Thieves Oil blend.

Here is what you need to make your own.

Thieves Oil Ingredients:

The above-listed amounts will approximately fill a two-ounce dropper-bottle.

To fill a one-ounce dropper bottle simply cut the recipe in half.

You may want to purchase this  Majestic Pure Essential Oil Set which includes all the necessary oils for your Thieves Oil Blend.

Method:

  1. Use a dark glass dropper bottle to make this botanical blend.
  2. Add the listed number of drops directly from each essential oil bottle or use the teaspoon measurement to add the correct amount to the dropper bottle.
  3. Note: I use a small funnel to fill the dropper bottles.
  4. Shake the mixture in the dropper bottle well.
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Yield: Approximately Two Ounnces

How to Make Thieves Oil

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Thieves Oil is a unique blend of several essential oils that work well in household cleaning.

Materials

  • THE FOLLOWING ESSENTIAL OILS
  • 1/2 tsp. Rosemary Essential Oil (50 drops)
  • 1 tsp. Eucalyptus Essential oil (100 drops)
  • 1 ¼ tsp. Cinnamon Leaf Essential Oil (125 drops)
  • 2 ¼ tsp. Lemon Essential Oil (225 drops)
  • 2 1/2 tsp. Clove Essential  oil (250 drops)
  • 2 Ounce Dropper Bottle

Tools

  • Small Funnel
  • Measuring Spoons

Instructions

  1. Use a 2 ounce dark glass dropper bottle to make this botanical blend.
  2. Add the listed number of drops directly from each essential oil bottle or use the teaspoon measurement to add the correct amount to the dropper bottle.
  3. Note: I use a small funnel to fill the dropper bottles.
  4. Shake the mixture in the dropper bottle well.

Notes

Special Instructions:

  • For topical use, dilute your Thieves Oil Blend at the ratio of one part Thieves Oil to fifty parts carrier oil.
  • For example: use 1 drop of Thieves Oil to 50 drops of sweet almond oil to rub on sore joints or muscles. (2% essential oil dilution rate)
  • For sensitive skin, dilute the Thieves Oil 1 drop to 100 drops of a neutral carrier oil. (approx 1% essential oil dilution rate)
  • Always test on a small area on your forearm to check for sensitivity.


Note: 1 drop approximately equals 1 teaspoon


Words of Caution:


♦Thieves oil falls under the category of hot oils. So you should always mix it with a carrier oil when you apply it topically.

♦Eucalyptus oil and Rosemary oil should not be used on children under the age of 10 and should never be used unless advised by your healthcare practitioner.

♦Never take any essential oil internally and never put them in your mouth unless advised by your healthcare practitioner.

♦Please read the following article on the necessary precautions that must be considered when using essential oils.

>Related Information on Thieves Oil

>Related Information on Guide to Diluting Essential Oils

>Related Information on How to Dilute Essential Oils

8 Fantastic Uses for this Thieves Oil Recipe

  • Add several drops to Homemade Liquid Hand Soap as an anti-bacterial agent
  • Add a drop or two to any Homemade Cleaning Solutions for tiles, counter-tops, and kitchenware 
  • Rub it on your trigger points to keep flu, headaches and sore muscles at bay.
  • Add a drop or two to your dishwasher to freshen and sanitize
  • Add several drops to your favorite homemade air freshener spray bottle. It disinfects as it freshens the air in any room or use as hand sanitizer
  • Disinfect and deodorize your laundry by adding a few drops of your Thieves Oil with your detergent.
  • Add several drops to an aromatic following manufacturer's instructions
  • I urge you to do your own additional research on essential oils & their uses

Disclaimer: I’m not a healthcare provider and I can’t make any claims on the function of this essential oil blend. Please consult your physician, herbalist or medical caregiver before using my recipe.

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Special Instructions:

  • For topical use, dilute your Thieves Oil Blend at the ratio of one part Thieves Oil to fifty parts carrier oil.
  • For example: use 1 drops of Thieves Oil to 50 drops (1/2 teaspoon) of sweet almond oil to rub on sore joints or muscles. (2% essential oil dilution rate)
  • For children age 10 and older and those with sensitive skin, dilute the Thieves Oil 1 drop to 100 drops of a neutral carrier oil. (1% essential oil dilution rate)
  • Do not use on children under the age of 10.
  • Always test on a small area on your forearm to check for sensitivity.
  • NOTE: 100 drops equals approximately 1 teaspoon

Words of Caution:

♦Thieves oil falls under the category of hot oils. Always mix it with a carrier oil when you apply it topically. Never take internally or put in your mouth without consulting your healthcare giver.

♦Eucalyptus oil and Rosemary oil should not be used on children under the age of 10 and should never be used unless advised by your healthcare practitioner.

♦Never take any essential oil internally and never put them in your mouth unless you have been advised by your healthcare practitioner.

♦ Discontinue if you have any type of allergic reaction and contact your medical care provider.

♦ Do not use this Thieves Oil blend or any essential oils on cats, dogs, household pets, other animals or livestock without first consulting your veterinarian.

♦Please read the following article on the necessary precautions that must be considered when using essential oils.

>Related Information on Guide to Diluting Essential Oils

>Related Information on Thieves Oil

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8 Fantastic Thieves Essential Oil Uses

Let’s look at the best way to use your thieves’ oil:

  • Add several drops to Homemade Liquid Hand Soap as an anti-bacterial agent
  • Add a drop or two to any homemade cleaning solutions for tiles, counter-tops, and kitchenware 
  • Rub it on your trigger points to keep flu, headaches and sore muscles at bay.
  • Add a drop or two to your dishwasher to freshen and sanitize
  • Add 10 to 15 drops to 3 tablespoons distilled water + 1 tablespoon Witch Hazel in your favorite homemade air freshener spray bottle. It acts like a disinfectant as it freshens the air in any room or use as hand sanitizer.
  • Disinfect and deodorize your laundry by adding a few drops of your Thieves Oil with your detergent.
  • Add several drops to an aromatic diffuser following manufacturer’s instructions
  • Consider Homemade Mouthwash/Brushing Rinse for oral health.
  • Rub diluted Thieves Oil blend on the bottom of your feet
  • Rub diluted Thieves Oil blend on your chest, neck and back
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It’s a Wrap!

I promise you that this essential oil blend will be your new best friend. It’s got the power to combat those everyday tasks.

So gather your essential oils and whip up this amazing all-purpose blend.

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Are you into DIY essential oil blends? Stay tuned for more uses of Thieves Oil Recipe and other homemade concoctions for your everyday activities.

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Disclaimer: This information is for educational purposes only.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. In strict accordance with FDA regulations the information and products on this website are not intended to treat, cure, prevent, mitigate or diagnose any illness or disease.

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