Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Four Thieves' Oil

"As the bubonic plague decimated Europe in the year 1413, four thieves were captured and charged with robbing the dead and dying victims. When the thieves were tried, the magistrate offered leniency if they would reveal how they resisted contracting the infection as they performed their gruesome acts. They explained that they were perfumers and spice traders and told of a special concoction of aromatic herbs, including cloves and rosemary, that they rubbed on their hands, ears, and temples."
Blend equal amount of lemon, cinnamon, clove, eucalyptus and rosemary oil, mix, bottle and label.

101 things to do with 4 Thieves' Oil

You can use the oil to scent your soap to create a natural hand sanitizer.

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