When it comes to the ultimate "mom hacks" I think On Guard definitely has a place in the top 3. It is my go to blend for all things involving immune system support, and boy, does it help! I asked my hubby, "If you could only say one thing about On Guard, what would it be?" and he said, "It's Clean!" His words couldn't ring any truer. Today I want to share how awesome this oil is, the different ways I like to use it in my home, and how you can start supporting your kid’s immune system NOW so they can enjoy school!
If you've never smelled On Guard before, you might be happy to know that many people say that it's aroma is reminiscent of Christmastime and the holidays! It is a beautiful proprietary blend that contains a mix of Wild Orange Peel, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Leaf, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Leaf, and Rosemary Leaf/Flower essential oils. I love that I can use this oil in so many ways too! As one of doTERRA's most popular oils, On Guard is a powerful blend that supports healthy immune function and contains cleansing properties. Since this oil contains some HOT oils that require dilution, I always dilute when I apply topically. A simple way to do this on the go is with the On Guard Touch roller, as it is already diluted with fractionated coconut oil.
On Guard can be taken internally on a daily basis to maintain healthy immune function and support healthy cardiovascular function. It can also be used on surfaces throughout the home as a non-toxic cleaner. When diffused, doTERRA On Guard helps purify the air, and can be very energizing and uplifting. Diffusing On Guard in my home is one of my favorite ways to support all of our bodies physically, and emotionally. On an emotional level, On Guard helps to create healthy boundaries and keep out negativity. I think we all could use a little bit of that, right?! Next time you are expecting company at home, diffuse doTERRA On Guard to help purify the air and create a positive aroma. Did you know that if you purchase an Aroma-Ace Diffuser it comes with one 15mL bottle of dōTERRA On Guard®? It's our only diffuser that comes with an oil!
In a class setting, at work, or at home, place three to four drops of doTERRA On Guard essential oil in the diffuser of your choice and diffuse. doTERRA On Guard oil will emit an uplifting scent and will help purify the air. Diffuse doTERRA On Guard especially during the fall and winter months.
Kick off the day with a scrumptious pair of immune boosting pancakes. Infused with doTERRA On Guard essential oil, the doTERRA On Guard Pancakes essential oil recipe is packed with healthy and delicious ingredients. This recipe gives the traditional pancake a fun twist that both children and adults will love.
Have the mid-day munchies? For a tasty and nutritious afternoon snack, slice up an apple and put the slices in water. Add a few drops of doTERRA On Guard essential oil to the water with the apples in it, and let the apples soak. After a couple of minutes, take the apples out of the water and enjoy a healthy, immune-boosting snack that will satisfy your afternoon craving and benefit your body.
On Guard is one of doTERRA’s most popular essential oil blends due to its versatility and its ability to defend the immune system. Over the years, doTERRA has expanded the vision of doTERRA On Guard oil with their On Guard product line, which has enabled more at-home and on-the-go uses of our On Guard essential oil blend. As I've mentioned in past blog posts, there are so many wonderful On Guard products we use in our home! Beadlets, Softgels, Foaming Hand Wash, Cleaner Concentrate, Laundry Detergent, Toothpaste, and Throat Drops, all with On Guard essential oil, are staples in my home as well!
On Guard contains cleansing and purifying benefits that can be used to clean household surfaces. For a natural and nontoxic cleaner, add a couple drops of doTERRA On Guard essential oil to a spray bottle filled with water and use it as an effective all-purpose surface cleaner. With its unique aroma, doTERRA On Guard offers a fragrant, natural, way to clean.
Try making your own natural cleanser by using two ingredients: On Guard and Fractionated Coconut Oil. Simply, combine a few drops of doTERRA On Guard essential oil with Fractionated Coconut Oil and rub it on your hands and fingers for a natural hand cleanser. Get creative with On Guard essential oil by making DIY Potpourri. This do-it-yourself project is a simple way to add a little bit of decor to your home while leaving your house smelling fresh with spices and herbs enriched with the scents of On Guard. Simply collect your favorite spices and herbs in a dish of your choosing and then add a few drops of On Guard for an uplifting and purifying aroma!
So you can see, there are SO many different ways you can utilize this awesome oil and support your family's overall health and wellbeing! I love it when things workout that way! If you haven't already purchased oils, I'd encourage you to consider doing that today, and making a positive change in your wellness routine!