During the times of the Back Plague grave robbers would wear a special blend of herbs and oils over the faces and on their bodies to prevent form catching the dreaded Black Death fromt he bodies they robbed.
The recipe is said to consist of Tea Tree, Oregano, Thyme, Sage, Ravensara, Lavender, Hyssop, Juniper, Bay Laurel and Scotch Pine. All of these have great healing and anti-viral properties.
Mountain Rose Herbs has a shorter recipe for you to wear during cold and flu season (or any time you might be around sick people).
Mix into a dark glass bottle:
- 40 drops Clove essential oil
- 35 drops Lemon eo
- 20 drops Cinnamon Bark eo
- 15 drops Eucalyptus eo
- 10 drops Rosemary eo
This blend can be mixed into a base oil to put on the body, burned in or sprayed around a room where the ill have been or will be, or dropped into a bowl of hot water and the fumes inhaled.
(More healthy recipes coming soon)