Essential oils are so versatile and powerful. Because their complex chemical constituents can support every body system, we can use essential oils to strengthen our immune system. Let’s learn about the super powers of essential oils with this DIY Immune Booster recipe.
Let’s Look at the Ingredients
Thieves essential oil is a favorite for its aroma and therapeutic qualities. It is a blend of clove, cinnamon, rosemary, eucalyptus, and lemon. 1,8 cineole, a compound in cinnamon, rosemary, and eucalyptus, has been shown to have promising affects on immune response. Likewise, clove extracts demonstrate the ability to accelerate immune response.
Tea tree essential oil contains terpinen-4-ol, which has been shown to activate the production of leukocytes. These immune system cells help protect the body against both infectious disease and foreign invaders. Read more about tea tree oil here.
Frankincense essential oil is another oil that can positively affect the body’s production of leukocytes.
Oregano essential oil has two primary chemical constituents: carvacrol and thymol. This study shows the ability of thymol to fight against some pathogens.
Lemon essential oil has a high concentration of d-limonene. This compound is a powerhouse when it comes to immune support.
Pyrite, also known as fool’s gold, is great for shielding from and removing negative energy.
Enough Science, Here’s the Recipe
Make Your Own DIY Immune Booster Roller
To a 10 mL roller bottle containing pyrite stones, add:
5 drops Thieves essential oil
5 drops tea tree essential oil
3 drops lemon essential oil
3 drops oregano essential oil
2 drops frankincense essential oil
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