Thieves Oil

This recipe originated in the 15th century. According to legend, the concoction was created by a group of 4 thieves and grave robbers to protect themselves from contracting the plague whilst robbing the bodies of the ill and deceased.


  • 40 drops clove bud essential oil
  • 35 drops lemon essential oil
  • 20 drops cinnamon bark essential oil
  • 15 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 10 drops rosemary essential oil


This blend is very strong and must be diluted for safe use. When formulating homemade cleaning products or other creations, 6 – 12 drops of essential oil can be added per 29ml of carrier oil.

Thieves Oil

Clove bud, lemon essential oil, Cinnamon Bark essential oil, Eucalyptus essential oil, Rosemary essential oil