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On Guard Essential Oil Blend

Protective Blend

Nature's Shield for Holistic Wellness


Embark on a journey towards holistic well-being with doTERRA's On Guard Protective Blend—a symphony of nature's finest elements, meticulously curated for those who seek unparalleled immune support, revitalized respiratory function, and an energy boost that awakens the spirit. Each drop captures the essence of Wild Orange's uplifting aroma, the warmth of Clove, the invigorating notes of both Cinnamon Leaf and Cinnamon Bark, the rejuvenating whispers of Eucalyptus, and the grounding touch of Rosemary. Together, these powerful botanicals craft a blend that not only fortifies the body but also uplifts the soul.

Drawing inspiration from age-old practices and the wisdom of traditional remedies, the On Guard blend stands as a testament to nature's boundless ability to nurture and protect. Perfect for those moments when you need an extra shield against daily stressors or to simply infuse your surroundings with a fragrant reminder of nature's bounty, On Guard is more than just an oil blend—it's a commitment to wellness, a promise of purity, and a step closer to nature's embrace. Welcome to a world where nature stands guard, with doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend as your loyal companion.

Single OilsWild Orange, Clove, Cinnamon Leaf, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Rosemary


Aromatic Description: Warm, spicy, camphoraceous, woody

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Take a Closer Look

Let's take a deeper dive into this blend and its single oils

Wild Orange:

Known for its invigorating and refreshing aroma, Wild Orange essential oil is often associated with feelings of happiness and warmth. Its sweet, zesty scent can uplift the spirits, making it ideal for combatting low moods or energy slumps. Beyond its aromatic appeal, Wild Orange is packed with potent antioxidants, which help to support overall health and vitality. Its cleansing properties make it a favorite for use in both home cleaning solutions and personal care products.


A rich and spicy oil, Clove has long been revered for its numerous health benefits. It contains a compound called eugenol, which is known for its powerful antioxidant and cleansing properties. Clove oil is also renowned for its natural soothing effects, often used for temporary relief from tension. Its warm and stimulating scent can also promote feelings of protection and courage.

Cinnamon Leaf & Cinnamon Bark:

These two aromatic treasures from the cinnamon tree each bring their unique profiles to the blend. Cinnamon Leaf has a spicy, musky, and slightly herbaceous aroma, while Cinnamon Bark offers a sweeter, woody scent. Both are known for their warming properties, making them popular choices for promoting circulation and comfort. Additionally, their cleansing properties make them invaluable additions to this protective blend.


With its distinctively fresh and crisp aroma, Eucalyptus oil is synonymous with respiratory health. It helps in clearing the mind and promoting open airways, making it a staple in many formulations designed to aid respiratory function. Eucalyptus also boasts powerful purifying properties, which can be beneficial for skin care and cleansing applications.


This aromatic herb, with its woody and evergreen scent, has a rich history in both culinary and therapeutic practices. Rosemary oil is known to stimulate memory, focus, and clarity, often referred to as a cognitive enhancer. Additionally, its revitalizing properties make it perfect for reducing feelings of fatigue and lethargy. On the physical side, Rosemary supports healthy digestion and has a soothing effect on occasional muscular tension.

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10 ways to use on guard
  1. Natural Mouthwash: Mix a drop of On Guard with a glass of water and gargle for a minute to help maintain fresh breath and oral hygiene.

  2. Countertop Cleanser: Add a few drops of On Guard to a spray bottle filled with water for a natural, effective all-purpose cleaner that leaves behind a pleasant, spicy aroma.

  3. Hand Sanitizer: Combine a few drops of On Guard with aloe vera gel in a small bottle. Apply a dime-sized amount to hands and rub in for a natural hand sanitizer.

  4. Throat Soother: Add a drop of On Guard to a tablespoon of raw honey. Consume this mixture to soothe a scratchy or sore throat.

  5. Boosted Laundry: Add a few drops of On Guard to your laundry load, especially during cold and flu season, to give your clothes an extra layer of protection and a fresh scent.

  6. Foot Bath: After a long day, add a couple of drops of On Guard to a basin of warm water. Soak your feet for 10-15 minutes. This not only refreshes your feet but also helps in keeping them clean and protected.

  7. Internal Defense: When you feel the onset of seasonal threats, place 1-2 drops of On Guard in a veggie capsule and consume with water to support your immune system.

  8. Air Purifier: Use a diffuser to spread the On Guard blend throughout your home or workspace. This will not only purify the air but also create a warming, uplifting atmosphere.

  9. Flavorful Baking: Given its spicy undertone, you can add a drop or two of On Guard to your favorite cookie or bread recipe, adding a hint of warmth and depth to the flavor profile.

  10. Immunity Boosted Tea: Add a drop of On Guard to your herbal tea, along with a slice of fresh orange and a stick of cinnamon. This delightful concoction is not only flavorful but also supports your body's natural defenses.

essential emotions

Let's take a look at the emotional and spiritual benefits of On Guard Essential Oil, followed by a discussion on the profound impact of essential oils on emotions through the lens of the limbic system and the brain.

Emotional Benefits

  1. Uplifting Mood: The combination of spicy and citrusy notes, especially from wild orange, can invigorate the senses, instilling a feeling of warmth and positivity, making it easier to overcome feelings of gloom or fatigue.

  2. Boosted Confidence: The protective qualities of the blend can metaphorically translate to emotional boundaries, helping individuals feel more secure and confident in their interactions and daily tasks.

  3. Anxious Feelings: The grounding effects of ingredients like rosemary and clove can help soothe feelings of nervousness, promoting a sense of stability and calm.

  4. Enhanced Focus: Some ingredients, such as rosemary, are renowned for promoting clarity and concentration, aiding individuals in staying task-oriented and reducing feelings of overwhelm.

  5. Reconnection: The blend's unique profile can also help individuals reconnect with themselves during moments of emotional detachment, facilitating introspection and self-awareness.

Spiritual Benefits  

  1. Energetic Shielding: Given its name and properties, On Guard can be envisioned as a protective barrier in one's auric field, guarding against negative energies or spiritual intrusions.

  2. Sacral Chakra Stimulation: The warmth from oils like cinnamon can resonate with the sacral chakra, potentially aiding in the awakening of passion, creativity, and sensuality on a spiritual level.

  3. Grounding: Elements like clove and rosemary help root one's spiritual energies, ensuring that while one might engage in higher-consciousness practices, they remain tethered to the Earth and the present moment.

  4. Spiritual Cleansing: The purifying qualities of the blend can be utilized in spiritual rituals or practices to cleanse a space, object, or person from lingering negative energies or to set a sanctified environment for meditation or prayer.

  5. Enhanced Meditation: The combination of ingredients can aid in deepening meditative states, allowing for clearer spiritual insights, visions, or a stronger connection to one's higher self or the divine.

Why Essential Oils Impact Emotions Profoundly

The profound effects of essential oils on emotions can be traced back to the intricate workings of our brain, particularly the limbic system. Here's how:

  1. Limbic System Connection: The limbic system, which includes structures like the amygdala and the hippocampus, plays a crucial role in our emotional responses, memory, and motivation. When we inhale the aroma of an essential oil, the scent molecules travel up the nose and interact with olfactory receptors. These receptors send signals directly to the limbic system.

  2. Immediate Response: Given the direct pathway to the limbic system, the effects of essential oils on our emotions can be almost immediate. For instance, calming scents might quickly ease anxious feelings, while invigorating ones can provide an almost instant uplift in mood.

  3. Memory and Association: The hippocampus's role in memory means that certain aromas can evoke powerful emotional memories. A scent can take us back to a cherished memory, infusing us with the associated emotions.

  4. Hormonal Impact: The limbic system also influences the hypothalamus, which can trigger the release of hormones. Certain essential oils can, therefore, indirectly impact the release of hormones like serotonin or cortisol, further influencing our emotional state.

  5. Holistic Experience: Essential oils provide a holistic experience, harmonizing both physiological responses and psychological perceptions. Their multi-dimensional impact makes them a potent tool for emotional and spiritual wellness.


The inherent properties of individual essential oils, coupled with our personal memories and experiences, make each person's experience with an oil unique. As such, essential oils can be powerful tools in emotional wellness, aiding in relaxation, mood regulation, and overall emotional well-being.

on guard oil affirmations

Using the On Guard Blend alongside affirmations can amplify the feelings of protection, strength, and resilience. Here are five affirmations tailored to the protective and uplifting qualities of the On Guard Blend:

  1. "As I breathe in the protective essence of On Guard, I am reminded of my inner strength and the shield of positivity that surrounds me."

  2. "Each drop of On Guard fortifies my spirit, grounding me in the belief that I am safe, secure, and empowered in every situation."

  3. "Infused with the warmth of On Guard, I am reminded that my body, mind, and spirit are in perfect harmony, working together to navigate life's challenges."

  4. "Just as On Guard protects and purifies, I too have the power to cleanse my space, thoughts, and energy, allowing only positivity and growth."

  5. "With every inhalation of On Guard's uplifting aroma, I am anchored in the present moment, confidently facing the world with an open heart and unwavering strength."


Pairing these affirmations with regular use of the On Guard Blend can help reinforce feelings of protection, empowerment, and resilience in one's daily life.

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