Germs. Germs everywhere. Whether brought home from school, work, or a quick trip to the store, those little hitchhikers are pretty hard to avoid. Enter Thieves Hand Sanitizer. While nothing beats a good wash with soap and warm water, it doesn’t hurt to have this little gem in your flu-season-is-coming arsenal. Personally, I like to keep mine in a pump-spray bottle, but a basic squeeze tube will do the trick.
The recipe is simple and doesn’t have a ton of expensive or had to find ingredients. I’ve picked up Vitamin E Oil and Aloe Vera at Target and the grocery store.
If you have any oil loving friends, you’ve probably heard about Thieves before. Curious why we’re all so crazy about Thieves Essential Oil Blend? The blend is inspired by the legend of four French thieves from the 15th century who used a special blend of botanicals to evade death while robbing the dead and dying. Thieves is made of Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus Radiata, and Rosemary. Here’s some information on phenols and how they relate to viruses and bacteria. Because science.