by Andrew Pacholyk MS, L.Ac. ~
Peacefulmind.com

Oils have been used for centuries to keep away intruders, ward of evil spirits and keep the unwanted out of sight!  The most incredible tips for these oils include blessing and anointing with them. Oils are used to consecrate entrance ways, ordain hallowed ground and wash yourself in them. They can be used in pure oil form, as a spray or elixir, in combination with other oils and as a compress, wash or bath!

Basil: used for protection and to increase wealth.

Black Pepper: Creates a whirlwind of positive energy surrounding your body. Helps you get through rough times.

Cedarwood: Produces a spiritual vibration which purifies and grounds the body. Purge negative energy from people and places.

Frankincense: Ancient purification essential oil best used to create luck, encourage protection and breath spirituality into your life.

Geranium: Defends against all incoming negative energy. Use for love, fertility, protection.

Juniper This woodsy scent is especially considered for protection as well as obsessive love.

Lemon: Disperses confusion and eases worry. Releases doubt and increases feelings of security. Alleviates fear and clears negative vibration.

Myrrh: Enlightens with a sense of spiritual awareness and is used most often for protection, especially those of outside forces.

Sage: A century’s old remedy for blessing, anointing, protection and reverence. Exceptional for clearing negativity.

Sandalwood: This sacred essential oil is most noted for its beneficial properties for protection, purification and spiritual discoveries.

DIY and Try These Great Oil Blends

Home Protection Blend
In a bowl add 1 teaspoon sea salt
19 drops Frankincense
15 drops Myrrh
13 drops Sandalwood
11 drops Lavender
Stir in 1 cup Olive Oil
Pour into dropper bottle. Sprinkle around the outside of your home, in the 4 corners of your rooms and at the entrance to your home.

Self Protection Blend
In a dropper bottle add 4 ounces carrier oil (such as sunflower, safflower, canola, jojoba oil)
9 drops Rosemary
7 drops Cedarwood
5 drops Juniper
Blend together. Anoint pulse points of wrist, behind ears, back of knees, tops of feet, whenever you need a little more comfort and security.

Triple Blessing Oil
In a dropper bottle add 4 ounces carrier oil (such as sunflower, safflower, canola, jojoba oil)
Dried sage pieces or 11 drops Sage Oil
9 drops Cedarwood
7 drops Basil

Protection Diffuser Blend
In a mixing bowl, add 3 pieces anise, 2 cinnamon sticks, handful coffee beans
Crush with a pestle.  Add 1/4 cup of canola oil (or any other carrier oil)
13 drops Basil
11 drops Lemon
9 drops Geranium
Stir this mixture and let sit for 24-48 hours. This allows the herbs to diffuse into the oil.
Strain and bottle the oil.
Add 15 drops to a diffuser whenever you are ready to disperse this protective oil into the air!

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