On Guard® Oil Uses and Benefits

On Guard Oil Product Description

As one of our most versatile and best-selling blends, On Guard essential oil has an aroma that is warm, spicy, and energizing. This blend is known as much for its uniquely fortifying flavor as its bright aroma, and it possesses a long list of incredible uses and benefits. The carefully blended ingredients of On Guard essential oil make it an effective non-synthetic topical cleaning agent that can be used on both the skin and home surfaces. When diffused, On Guard essential oil blend fills the air with its clean, invigorating scent.

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How Do I Use On Guard Oil?

  1. Breakfast Boost: Kick off the day with a burst of fortifying flavor by adding a drop or two of On Guard essential oil blend to your favorite breakfast.  We suggest adding On Guard to pancake batter, oatmeal, orange juice, tea, or even fresh apple slices! With On Guard essential oil, you can turn an already tasty breakfast into an essential oil-enhanced treat.  
  2. Smoothie: Another perfect way to enjoy the delicious flavor of On Guard oil is by adding one or two drops of On Guard oil into a morning smoothie. Combine the best of fall flavors with the sweet and spiced taste of On Guard oil in this On Guard Pumpkin Smoothie recipe for a delicious beverage to start every morning off right.
  3. Morning Aroma: When you wake up in the morning, apply doTERRA Touch® On Guard to your wrists for an invigorating aroma. You can also apply doTERRA Touch On Guard to the bottom of your child’s feet to give them a supportive and uplifting aromatic boost before school. 
  4. Home Cleaner: Ingredients like Clove Bud oil, Wild Orange oil, and Cinnamon Bark oil give On Guard oil blend powerful topical cleansing benefits. With its invigorating and fortifying aroma, On Guard oil offers a fragrant, naturally sourced way to clean household surfaces. Visit one of our favorite blog posts for four amazing cleaning DIYs with On Guard oil, all easily Made in a Minute.  
  5. DIY Potpourri: Get creative with On Guard essential oil by making DIY Potpourri that will leave your house smelling fresh with the spice and citrus scents of On Guard essential oil. Simply arrange craft pinecones and fresh cinnamon sticks in a decorative dish of your choosing and add a few drops of On Guard to add an uplifting and purifying aroma. 
  6. Diffusion: On Guard essential oil emits a warm, spicy, and woody aroma. To fill your home or office space with an energizing and positive fragrance, add three to five drops of On Guard essential oil to a diffuser of your choice, and diffuse throughout the day. On Guard essential oil offers a cleansing and fortifying aroma to any space, which can be especially pleasant during the fall and winter months.  

What Is On Guard Oil?

The main ingredients in the On Guard essential oil blend are: 

  • Wild Orange Oil
  • Clove Bud Oil
  • Cinnamon Leaf Oil
  • Cinnamon Bark Oil
  • Eucalyptus Oil
  • Rosemary Oil

On Guard Products:

On Guard is one of our most popular essential oil blends due to its warm, positive aroma and versatile uses. Over the years, we’ve expanded the On Guard essential oil blend into the On Guard product line, which gives more at-home and on-the-go products that incorporate the benefits of the On Guard essential oil blend.

doTERRA Touch® On Guard® Enjoy the benefits of On Guard® in a base of Fractionated Coconut Oil. Ideal for children and individuals with sensitive skin.

On Guard® Cleaner Concentrate  The ideal naturally sourced cleaner, this product is infused with the On Guard essential oil blend and offers a safe, non-synthetic alternative to conventional cleaners while helping eliminate odors. This cleaner has an invigorating aroma and can be used to clean hard surfaces in the kitchen, bathroom, or any room in your home.  

On Guard® Foaming Hand Wash The On Guard Foaming Hand Wash is a gentle cleanser using On Guard essential oil blend to effectively clean your hands throughout the day without irritating or drying sensitive skin. This hand wash gives off a spiced citrus scent and delivers a confident clean feeling to skin. 

On Guard® Laundry Detergent This detergent is free of synthetic ingredients, including synthetic fragrances, and dyes. Instead, it contains a combination of On Guard essential oil blend and bio-originated enzymes that work together to lift stains and leave clothes smelling, looking, and feeling clean.

On Guard® Mist The On Guard Mist, infused with moisturizing apple extract, effectively cleanses hands when soap and water are unavailable. Conveniently packaged in a travel-sized bottle, the On Guard Mist is perfect for use on the go.

On Guard™ Mouthwash The alcohol-free On Guard Mouthwash was formulated with On Guard essential oil blend and other naturally sourced ingredients to clean teeth and gums, leave your breath fresh, and to promote a healthy-looking mouth. This product is perfect for daily use, or whenever you need a quick breath freshener!

On Guard Toothpaste Naturally sourced and fluoride-free, the On Guard Toothpaste contains the On Guard essential oil blend along with other naturally sourced ingredients that help clean, whiten, and polish teeth while freshening breath with an invigorating cinnamon and mint flavor.

On GuardToothpaste Samples These samples come in a convenient package with 10 sample size packets of On Guard Toothpaste. These samples are also ideal for traveling and can easily be stored in a purse, backpack, suitcase, or briefcase for on-the-go use.  

On Guard™ Wipes Hand Wipes  Portable, convenient, and infused with the cleansing properties of On Guard essential oil blend, the On Guard Hand Wipes thoroughly clean hands while being gentle to the skin. Individually packaged singles are handy for carrying in your purse, briefcase, or backpack, perfect for sharing and on-the-go cleansing. 


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.

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