Guard Your Health with On Guard Essential Oil

It’s that time of year when it seems that you’re being pummeled by bacteria and viruses. Be proactive with you health by strengthening your body’s defenses! On Guard is respected for its components that fortify your immune system. The blend includes wild orange, clove, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and rosemary essential oils. Each oil has a range of benefits.on guard essential oil benefits

I’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 awesome studies. There is a video summarizing research conducted by the medical staff at Vanderbilt Medical University Center. I suggest that you check it out! It shows that diffusing Wild Orange relieved stress levels by 41%. With less stress on your systems, 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 to prevent or treat infections in tissue)
  • antidepressant
  • immunostimulant

Clove essential oil  is a ridiculously 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 properties of clove essential oil include:

  • antioxidant
  • antiviral
  • antibacterial
  • antifungal
  • expectorant (great when mucus is throwing off your breathing game, because breathing is important)
  • nervine (which promotes healthy nerve function)
  • anti-parasitic
  • regenerative
  • vermicide (meaning that it helps 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:

  • essential oils in protective blendantiseptic (destroys microorganisms to prevent and treat infection on living skin/tissue)
  • antimicrobial (creates a hostile environment for those microorganisms)
  • antioxidant
  • antifungal
  • antiviral
  • aphrodisiac (so that you can get your groove on! Seems pretty unrelated to the aforementioned properties but alas…)

Eucalyptus essential oil is an awesome 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:

  • antiviral
  • antibacterial
  • expectorant
  • analgesic (to relieve or allay pain)
  • insecticidal (because who wants insects in their bodies?)
  • hypotensive (meaning that it lowers blood pressure)
  • disinfectant

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:

  • analgesic
  • thins mucus
  • stimulant
  • improves brain function (which is always good)

Now you’ve got this laundry list of amazing properties and components in On Guard essential oil blend. In addition to On Guard as an oil, there are a several other products that carry the potent blend: soft gels, beadlets, household cleaners, toothpaste, laundry detergent and throat drops. It’s an incredibly versatile oil to help your body function optimally.

So what are you waiting for? Click here to order your doTERRA essential oils. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

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