Robbers’ Relief – The many benefits of this historical essential oil blend

Robbers’ Relief (formerly known as Five Thieves) is our version of the classic essential oil blend. Though the name of this blend changes from company to company, the ingredients are the same: Clove, Cinnamon, Lemon, Rosemary & Eucalyptus.

The history of this oil blend is just as unique as the mixture itself. The ingredients used are based off the tale from yore of French thieves who protect themselves while robbing people during the plague. Their method of protection was to cover themselves with cloves, rosemary and other aromatics. Hence the name Thieves, Robbers, Bandits, etc. oil.

Robbers’ Relief is a combination of these five essential oils (Clove, Cinnamon, Lemon, Rosemary & Eucalyptus) and is believed to be highly antiviral and antibacterial. A must-have for health-conscious individuals.


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The Ingredients of Robbers’ Relief


Here are 7 Tips and Uses for Robbers’ Relief:

Sore Throat Relief: Gargle 1-3 drops with water. Then dilute with a carrier oil* and apply it to the outer neck.

Household Cleaning: Add 5-10 drops to a 12 oz spray bottle filled with water and use it to clean any surface in the house. Works great on children’s toys, counter tops, floors, pet cages and more.

Cold and Flu Virus: Rub a couple drops directly on the soles of your feet to protect yourself from the cold and flu virus. Use a carrier oil when applying on children, or if you have sensitive skin.

Dishwasher AId: Add a few drops with your detergent and run a normal cycle for cleaner dishes.

Fight Foot Fungus: Apply 1 drop directly to the infected area.

Homemade Hand Sanitizer: Mix 5 drops with 2 Tbsp aloe vera gel, 1 Tbsp filtered water and 1/8 tsp vitamin E oil. Store in a 2 oz. squeeze bottle and keep handy in your purse.

Immunity Boost: Add 1-3 drops to your diffuser and run for 15-20 minutes to eliminate airborne bacteria. Ideal to help boost the immune system.


*Some good carrier oils are: jojoba, olive, coconut, fractionated coconut & grapeseed oils.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Cinnamon & Clove are hot oils, meaning they leave a burning sensation when applied directly to the skin. For this reason you want to make sure you apply a carrier oil before putting the oil on your skin. If you do get the oil directly on your skin and it becomes irritated, apply a carrier oil or lotion to the area. The sensation should subside in a couple minutes.


Disclaimer: The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: All products are for external use only. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application. Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.

1 comment

  • Ann

    Does diluting Robber’s Relief with carrier oil reduce its effectiveness? I’d like to mix with carrier in another bottle so it isn’t so strong and can take with me. If yes, how many drops of each. Using for weak immune system for Senior.

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