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Thieves Oil- This Post is For Skeptics Only!

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skeptics graphicSo, some of you out there might still be a little skeptical about the actual believe-ability, power, and true effectiveness of essential oils, even if you have tried them before. I have to admit, even after I first started using them and did see some results, I was still amazed when I tried a new one for a different use, and it actually worked! Lol! I know there are a lot of people who don’t believe in the power of oils at all, calling them “snake oils” or something similar. I feel really bad for them. Don’t knock it till you try it, right? Well, I personally know one in particular who has a lot of internal issues. They have seen many specialists, etc. and still don’t have things figured out. I gave them a sample of some oils and said, just try them, you might be surprised. I am pretty sure this person went home and threw those samples in a dark drawer. I mean, if you were suffering with something, wouldn’t you want to try anything to get some relief? I know I would, especially if what you were trying was completely natural and plant-based. But that’s just me. This person obviously doesn’t think like that.

Anyways, this post is for the skeptics like my friend. This post has pure photographic evidence that yes, the oils are real, and do work! I am not a doctor or scientist, but I do like some proof sometimes before I invest my time or money on something. So, I did a little experiment to showcase one of my favorite Young Living oils- Thieves. Why is it called Thieves, you may ask? Well, according to Young Living, the name comes from an old legend about four 15th-century French thieves who formulated a special aromatic combination composed of clove, rosemary, and other botanicals they used while robbing the dead and dying. When the thieves got caught, they were asked how they stayed healthy, and they divulged their secret. Thieves oil blend is crafted in the spirit of that legendary combination, and can be found in all Young Living’s Thieves products. Thieves oil’s biggest benefit is to support a healthy immune system.

What I did for my experiment is I took the bottom half of a hamburger bun. I dropped approximately 3 drops of Thieves oil at the bottom of the bun. I then put the bun in a ziploc baggie, with a damp paper towel behind the bun. I then stuck that baggie into my dark, warm pantry for about 2 weeks. Here are the photos:

Thieves experiment Hamburger bun with oil moldy bun paper towel mold

If those photos don’t tell a story, I don’t know what does. I think that the after photo from the experiment should say all it needs to about oils, Thieves in particular! I can’t make medical claims about what the oils can do, but if a hamburger bun doesn’t grow mold in the area with oils, I think you can relate that to real-life situations. šŸ™‚

I love using the Thieves oil everywhere in my house, especially in the Thieves Cleaner that I posted about last week. This cleaner comes as a concentrate with the oil in it, all you have to do is mix it with water and clean everything! I also love the other Thieves products I have tried, such as the throat lozenges, toothpaste, and hand purifier! (find out how to make your own here).

Want to try your own experiments with Thieves? Go here to find out how to get some and show the skeptics in your life what’s up!

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Author: Robin

Hello! I am a mommy to an adorable 2 year- old daughter, and have been married to my High-School sweetheart for over 10 years! We live in toasty Arizona and have been here our whole lives (so we are used to the heat, LOL!) We are just getting started converting our chemical-filled household to all-natural, using Essential Oils! Come join me on this Oily journey!

7 thoughts on “Thieves Oil- This Post is For Skeptics Only!

  1. Wow, that’s amazing!!!

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  2. I LOVE this demo! Especially that it is compliant! šŸ˜‰ I’ll be reposting this to my blog asap. Thanks so much for this!

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  3. Reblogged this on The Healthy Happy Homemaker and commented:
    This is an AMAZING blog about the AMAZING Thieves oil. If you are still a skeptic about how amazing these oils are check out this blog!

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  4. Hi! Just wondering where I can buy thieves oil here in Arizona, specifically Tempe, Mesa or Phoenix? Thanks!

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    • Hi Haley, thanks for your question! Thieves oil is available to purchase online through Young Living. If you sign up to get a starter kit, Thieves oil will come in the kit, see my post here on how to order: https://oilyinaz.wordpress.com/i-want-my-own-essential-oils/
      If you are just interested in Thieves by itself, you can definitely order that, at full retail price. Just use the same link, and instead of choosing a Wholesale membership, choose a Retail membership. If you have any more questions, please let me know!

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