Essential Oils To Boost & Protect Your Immune System

The moment in history we’re collectively living has a valuable lesson for us: our sense of control over the outside world is an illusion. If that thought is difficult to sit with, remember that the power to unlock health and vitality in body and spirit always resides within you. 

Now, more than ever, we have easy access to powerful plant allies that can be shipped right to our door. From functional mushrooms, to supplements and, my favorites, essential oils. 

Here are simple and effective essential oils that will support your immune system during this challenging time.

On Guard Essential Oil (The Protective Blend)

On Guard is doTERRA’s proprietary essential oil blend which provides a natural and effective alternative for immune support when used internally.*

As one of doTERRA’s best-selling essential oils blends, it protects against environmental and seasonal threats with essential oils known for their positive effects on the immune system when ingested.*

On Guard can be taken internally 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. It’s gentle enough to use if you have human and kids and furry-kids but powerful enuogh to kill germs.

Tip: keep a few bottles of Onguard around the house, specifically the bathroom, kitchen and in your farmacy.

Primary Benefits

• Supports healthy immune and respiratory function when used internally*

• Ingest to support the body’s natural antioxidant defenses*

• Use internally to promote healthy circulation*

• Energizing and uplifting aroma


Wild Orange Peel, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Leaf, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Leaf, and Rosemary Leaf/Flower essential oils.

Aromatic Description

Warm, spicy, camphoraceous, woody

How to use On Guard

  • 2 to 3 drops of On Guard essential oil in a veggie cap topped with olive oil 2 times a day. Drink a full glass of spring water.
  • On Guard sanitizing mist: I have one in my purse, gym bag, car (I spray the stearing wheel), jeans pocket and I SPRAY EVERYTHING including my hands.
  • On Guard concentrate to clean all the surface of my home including the floor, bathrooms and the cat litter. (Rinse well, cats are sensitive to strong smells and OnGuard is POTENT.)
  • Grab the On Guard softgels and keep a bottle on your kitchen counter and one in your bag. *The oil in a veggie cap works just as well.

Other oils I use everyday:

  • Pink Pepper (healthy cells)
  • Frankincense (skincare + to connect with my higher self, much needed right now)
  • Oregano (a pathogen’s worst enemy)
  • Rose Touch (reduce the appearance of skin imperfections, promotes an even skin tone )
  • Copaiba (boost the immune system, calm mind and body thanks to its effect on the endocannabinoid system)

Self-care practices:

  • Pour 2 drops of your favorite essential oil in the palm of your hand and breathe deeply.
  • Move in whichever way calls to you: yoga, jogging, a walk in nature…
  • Lay down on the earth if you can, feel its loving, supportive energy
  • Cuddle with loved one or a pet #magical
  • Spend time doing what matters most to you: painting, writing, cooking, napping…
  • Do a digital detox!

If you do not have a doTERRA account and would like to purchase these products at 25% off, follow the simple steps on this page.

Why I chose doTERRA 100% Pure Certified Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils 

When I discovered doTERRA essential oils, I had no idea that I'd found precious allies that would support my emotional, mental and physical well-being.

I now use essential oils everyday in my skincare, my morning rituals (have you tried cardamon essential oil in your coffee?!), to banish brain fog mid-afternoon with a drop of peppermint and I enjoy the soundest of sleep thanks to a few drops Serenity in my bedside diffuser.

And can I just take a moment to brag here and say that I have NOT gotten a cold since using our powerhouse called OnGuard? Yep, that's right.  I support my immune system by using certified 100% pure therapeutic grade essential oils. (Purity is CRUCIAL. Don't expect results from cheap, untested oils.)

I've transformed my pharmacy into a natural farmacy.  And best of all? IT WORKS.

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