On Guard Protective Blend is one of doTERRA’s most popular essential oil blends because it is so versatile and help defend the immune system. On Guard is a powerful, proprietary, essential oil blend that not only supports healthy immune function but contains cleansing properties.
The essential oils that make up this proprietary blend are Wild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary that combine to give On Guard a warm, spicy, and woody aroma. Ingesting these essential oils has a positive effect on the immune system. All of these oils help protect against environmental and seasonal threats.
As one of doTERRA’s most popular blends, doTERRA On Guard essential oil has incredible uses and benefits for both the body and home. The protective blend can be taken internally to support respiratory function and the body’s natural antioxidant defenses.
Using On Guard Protective Blend Internally
Help your body receive the immune and respiratory function support that doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend has to offer by taking it internally. The easiest way is to place two to three drops of doTERRA On Guard essential oil in a Veggie Capsule and ingest. You can also add a drop of On Guard to four fluid ounces of water and drink. These methods allow the doTERRA On Guard oil to support the immune and respiratory systems quickly. doTERRA On Guard is an effective alternative to synthetic options for immune support.
When taken internally daily, On Guard helps maintain a healthy immune function and supports healthy cardiovascular function. This essential oil blend is an effective alternative to synthetic options for immune support, and it helps promote a healthy circulation.
One clever way to ingest doTERRA On Guard is to soak sliced apples in water with a few drops of On Guard for a tasty and healthy, immune-boosting snack. They make a great afternoon snack. Add a drop of Lemon essential oil to the water to help keep the apple slices from turning brown. See our Healthy Apple Recipe for more information.
Diffuse On Guard Protective Blend
Diffusing On Guard can help cleanse and purify the air. This essential oil blend has an energizing aroma that is warm and spicy. Breathing the diffused On Guard Protective Blend helps support a healthy immune function. During the fall and winter months, On Guard helps protect against environmental threats. Many homes and offices diffuse On Guard during the cough and sniffle season.
Diffusing On Guard not only helps cleanse the air but adds a spicy and sweet aroma to the room – perfect for when you are expecting company. Besides helping purify the air, On Guard can be very energizing and uplifting.
On Guard Topical Application
doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend is an effective non-toxic cleaning agent, too! Use the essential oil blend to clean the skin and household surfaces! To clean the skin, just combine a few drops of On Guard with Fractionated Coconut Oil for a natural hand cleanser. As a non-toxic surface cleaner, add a few drops to water and spray on the surface. With its unique aroma, doTERRA On Guard is a fragrant, natural, way to clean.
If you are looking for a hand cleanser that doesn’t include harmful or unnatural ingredients, you can make your own natural cleaner. Just combine a few drops of doTERRA On Guard essential oil blend with some Fractionated Coconut Oil. Rub the mixture on your hands and fingers for a natural hand cleanser.
Check out our post on how to make your own On Guard Hand Sanitizer. It is an excellent way to keep your hands free of germs, naturally, and support the immune system.
Rub two drops of On Guard on the on the bottom of children’s feet during the school year to help guard against seasonal threats. Rub two drops on your feet when you feel you might be coming down with something.
Directions for Using On Guard
You can diffuse On Guard essential oil blend, rub it on your skin, and take it internally.
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topically: Apply one to two drops to the desired area. You may want to dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil or other natural oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
As with all essential oils, please be aware of possible skin sensitivity. Keep Title essential oil out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician before using Title oil.
doTERRA On Guard Family of Products
The popularity of On Guard has spawned a whole ‘family’ of doTERRA On Guard products making it easier than ever to incorporate the benefits of On Guard Protecting Blend of essential oils into your daily routine. Below we list the available On Guard health products.
doTERRA On Guard® Beadlets. Small, dissolvable beadlets are filled with the On Guard essential oil blend. The beadlets come in a small vile for easy carrying. On Guard Beadlets help freshen your breath while supporting support healthy immune and respiratory function.
doTERRA On Guard®+ Softgels. Conveniently encapsulating On Guard essential oil blend along with Melissa, Oregano, and Black Pepper essential oils, these Softgels are a powerful dietary supplement that helps support a healthy immune system. The Softgels also help support a healthy respiratory function as well as the body’s natural antioxidant defenses when taken internally. These supplements also promote a healthy circulation.
doTERRA On Guard® Natural Whitening Toothpaste. Natural and fluoride-free, the doTERRA On Guard toothpaste contains the On Guard essential oil blend along with other natural ingredients that help clean and whiten teeth while freshening breath. The hydrated silica in the toothpaste is a natural abrasive that helps remove plaque and tooth stains, but is also gentle and does not damage tooth enamel. The toothpaste has a fresh, cinnamon, and mint flavor.
doTERRA On Guard® Protecting Throat Drops. These drops are a convenient way to obtain the immune-supporting benefits of the doTERRA On Guard essential oil blend. The drops also help aid in strengthening the body’s defenses. Individually wrapped, these drops contain no added artificial flavors and colors. They are great for helping soothe dry and scratchy throats. Perfect to help quiet a cough.