On Guard Essential Oil Blend

On Guard duty, guard provides protection and is watchfulOn Guard Essential Oil Blend is an appropriately named doTERRA essential oil blend.  The words “on guard” make you think security, being prepared, and watchful.  The proprietary On Guard essential oil blend of oils helps support the body’s natural antioxidant defenses. The oil also protects the body against environmental threats and helps support healthy immune function.  It lives up to its name!

On Guard Essential Oil Blend

This proprietary essential oil blend provides a natural and effective alternative for immune support.

What’s truly unique about On Guard Essential Oil Blend protects against environmental and seasonal threats with essential oils known for their positive effects on the immune system.

On Guard contains:

  • Wild Orange Peel: protects the body against seasonal threats.doTERRA On Guard Essential Oil Blend
  • Clove Bud: supports a healthy immune system.
  • Black Pepper Seed: supports healthy circulation.
  • Cinnamon Bark: promotes healthy immune function.
  • Eucalyptus Leaf: purifying and cleansing properties.
  • Oregano Leaf: helps maintain a healthy immune system.
  • Rosemary Flower/Leaf: may help support the digestive system.
  • Melissa Leaf: may help support healthy immune system.

All these essential oils blend to provide On Guard its unique aroma that is an effective alternative to synthetic options for immune support. On Guard comes in different forms.  You can use On Guard in your diffuser as well as take internally or apply topically.

How to Use OnGuard Essential Oil Blend

On Guard Essential Oil Blend is a versatile oil to have in your home.  The oil is safe to diffuse, take internally and to apply topically.


In your diffuser, On Guard helps purify the air.  Diffusing On Guard not only helps cleanse the air but adds a spicy, sweet aroma that is energizing and uplifting.  During the fall and winter months, diffuse On Guard in the home or office helps protect against seasonal threats.   Diffusing On Guard helps supports healthy respiratory function.


Take dōTERRA On Guard internally daily helps maintain a healthy immune function and support healthy cardiovascular function. Add two to three drops in a veggie capsule for a quick immune boost.  For a healthy treat, soak sliced apples in water with a few drops of the oil blend for a healthy, immune-boosting snack.


Rub On Guard on the bottom of children’s feet to help protect them during the school season.  You can rub the essential oil blend onto your neck when you have a sore throat.  You can also apply the oil to your hands to disinfect when you don’t have access to soap and water. (doTERRA also has an On Guard hand cleaner that doesn’t contain Triclosan.  But that will be covered in a future blog post.) Check out this post on how to make a hand sanitizer with On Guard.

If using On Guard undiluted on the skin, avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying the essential oil blend.

Additionally, On Guard is safe to use on surfaces throughout the home as a non-toxic cleaner.  Just add to water for an effective all-purpose cleaner for surfaces.  The unique aroma provides a fragrant and natural way to clean household surfaces. We’ll have more on using On Guard for cleaning soon.

Additional On Guard Products

The popularity of On Guard for helping the support immune system led dōTERRA to develop a soft gel to internal use.

On Guard+ Soft GelsdoTERRA On Guard+ Essential Oil Soft Gels

On Guard+ Softgels combine the proprietary On Guard Protective Blend along with Black Pepper, Oregano, and Melissa essential oils for additional immune support. The Soft Gels are a good way to strengthen and maintain healthy immune function when seasonal threats are high. The oil blend is in a vegetarian soft gel capsule.

On Guard Throat Drops

Besides the essential oil and Soft Gels, On Guard has a Protecting Throat Drop doTERRA On Guard Throat Dropsthat provides the immune-supporting benefits of the essential oil blend in an all-natural throat drop.  The throat drop combines the proprietary essential oil blend with a sweet base of organic evaporated cane juice and organic brown rice syrup, with no added artificial flavors or colors.

The On Guard Protecting Throat Drops help calm and soothe dry, scratchy throats. In addition, the drops support overall health and assist in strengthening the body’s defenses.

On Guard Beadlets

The immune-boosting benefits of On Guard Essential Oil Blend now comes in an easy and convenient form of doTERRA On Guard Beadletstiny beadlets. The beadlets provide a flavorful dose of doTERRA’s proprietary blend of Wild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary in tiny vegetable beadlets that dissolve in the mouth to freshen breath and support the immune system.

The beadlets are a convenient way to carry On Guard with you during the cold winter months.