Clove (Syzygium aromaticum)
lemon (Citrus limon)
cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum)
eucalyptus radiata and
rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Thieves® oil blend is an integral ingredient in the Thieves
Product Line available only from Young Living Essential oils.
THIEVES was found to have a 99.96 percent
kill rate against airborne bacteria.
The oils are highly antiviral, antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-infectious and protect the body
against such foreign agents as viruses, flu, colds, sinusitis, bronchitis, pneumonia,
sore throats, cuts, and more.
Enough cannot be said about the benefits of this oil.
Another analysis showed a 90% reduction in the number of gram positive
Micrococcus luteus organisms after diffusing Thieves for 12 minutes.
After diffusing Thieves for a total of 20 minutes, there was a
99.3 percent reduction.
Another study against the gram negative Pseudomonas aeruginosa showed a kill rate of 99.96%
after just 12 minutes of diffusion.
Clove (Syzygium aromaticum) has a sweet, spicy fragrance that is stimulating and revitalizing.
Clove is the highest-scoring single ingredient ever tested for its antioxidant capacity on the
ORAC scale. Always dilute for topical use. Clove may also be used to enhance the flavor of foods.
This oil is one of the most anti-microbial and antiseptic
of all essential oils. Clove is anti-fungal, antiviral, anti-infectious, and antibacterial.
Lemon (Citrus lemon) has antiseptic-like properties and contains compounds that have been studied
for their effects on immune function. Lemon essential oil is cold-pressed from the rinds of
lemons. Lemon consists of 68 percent dlimonene, a powerful antioxidant. Jean Valnet MD estimated that it
takes 3,000 lemons to produce one kilo of oil. In his book,
The Practice of Aromatherapy, Valnet wrote that
lemon is a tonic for
supporting the nervous and sympathetic nervous system.
Lemon increases microcirculation, which may improve vision.
Lemon may serve
as an insect repellent and may be beneficial for the skin. Lemon has been found to promote leukocyte formation,
dissolve cellulite, increase lymphatic function, and promote a sense of well-being. The lemon fragrance is stimulating
Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamomum verum) is the oil of wealth from the Orient and part of the formula the Lord
gave Moses (Exodus 30:22-27). Cinnamon oil is anti-infectious, anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic, antiviral,
and anti-fungal. Cinnamon oil was regarded by the emperors of China and India to have great value; their
wealth was measured by the amount of oil they possessed.
Physically, cinnamon bark oil has many attributes; it is
a powerful purifier and oxygenator. Cinnamon enhances the action and the
activity of other oils. Researchers, including J. C. Lapraz, M.D., found that viruses could not live in the
presence of cinnamon oil. Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamomum verum) is one of the most powerful antiseptics known.
It is strongly antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal.
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus radiata) is anti-infectious, antibacterial, antiviral, expectorant, and
anti-inflammatory. It has strong action against conjunctivitis, vaginitis, endometriosis, acne, bronchitis,
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis CT cineol) is antiseptic and anti-microbial. It may help fight candida
and is anti-infectious, antispasmodic, balances the endocrine system, and is an expectorant. It helps overcome
mental fatigue, stimulating memory and opening the conscious mind. It is high in cineol–a key ingredient
in antiseptic drugs.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician prior to use.
May be irritating to those with sensitive skin. Avoid eye contact. In case of accidental contact,
put a few drops of any pure vegetable oil in the eye and call your doctor if necessary.
Never use water.
Application: Diffuse for 15 to 30 minutes every 3 to 4 hours in work or home environment.
Apply to bottom of feet, or rub over feet, throat, stomach, and abdomen. Dilute one drop of Thieves
in 15 drops of V-6 Mixing Oil or Massage Oil Base and massage over thymus. It is safest when applied
to the bottom of the feet, as it may be caustic to the skin. It is best to dilute with V-6 Mixing Oil.
For headaches put one drop on tongue and push tongue against the roof of the mouth.
Companion Oils: Immupower and Exodus II (to be alternated).
Weber State University: Studies conducted at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah (Ogden,UT) during 1997
showed the anti-bacterial effectiveness of the Thieves blend against airborne microorganisms.
One analysis showed a 90 percent Reduction in the number of gram-positive Micrococcus
luteus organisms after diffusing Thieves for 12 minutes. After diffusing Thieves for
a total of 20 minutes, there was a 99.3 percent reduction.
University of Manchester
In November 2006 the University of Manchester published findings from their extensive
research on essentail oils versus the hospital super bug MRSA. In every case study it was
found that Thieves ingredients 100% destroyed MRSA. Additionally we have been advised that
no virus is able to replicate in clove oil, as used in Thieves, or indeed in many other essential oils.