What Is Thieves Oil?


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Thieves oil is a proprietary oil blend of rosemary, cloves, lemon, cinnamon and eucalyptus used for cleansing and supporting a healthy immune system, according to the Young Living website. The name comes from stories about four thieves in France who covered themselves with spices to rob plague victims.

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What Is Thieves Oil?
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D. Gary Young developed Thieves oil after many years of historical and scientific research. The oil blend is a key ingredient in many products, such as toothpaste, mouthwash, household cleaner, spray, wipes and lozenges. A few drops the oil swallowed with water helps support the immune system. When a few drops of the oil blend are added to dishwater or used with a dishwasher, it thoroughly cleans dishes and eliminates odors, according to the Young Living website.

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