Essential Oil Blend #0008

Essential Oil Blend #0008
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Thieves Oil   

Our four thieves oil comparison is by far our top selling essential oil blend.  We are one of the nation's largest suppliers of essentials oils and that includes our popular "compare to version" of thieves oil.  The story of how this blend was created comes from the legend of four thieves which was cited in a number of aromatherapy books.  The basic premise of the story is that for centuries, the bubonic plague outbreaks decimated Asian and European cultures. From this period came popular legends of thieves who were captured and charged with stealing from the dead. When the thieves were finally tried, they were offered leniency if they would reveal how they avoided contracting the infection as they performed these horrible acts. They revealed a concoction of herbs and vinegar known as thieves oil that they rubbed on themselves before committing their crimes. As time went on, researchers have taken the essential oils from some of these herbs sited in the legend and applied them to popular essential oil blends.  It is important to note this is a legend and should not be used to support theories that thieves oil can prevent the bubonic plague or any other disease or infection.  

Essential Oil Blend #0008



Uses for our version of

Thieves Essential Oil

Thieves oil is a proprietary blend of essential oils that was made popular by Young Living.  Because of the popularity of this oil many large companies in the aromatherapy industry have created compare to products that mimic the thieves essential oil recipe.  Thieves is a Trademark of Young Living LLC. Bulk Apothecary is not owned by and/or affiliated in any way with Young Living LLC.

  • Add 3 to 4 drops of the essential oil to our best essential oil diffuser and diffuse for approximately 20 to 30 minutes to freshen the air in your home or workplace
  • Make a 2% dilution of the essential oil blend in a base of fractionated coconut oil for use on your skin. This can also be mixed with your favorite massage oil for a muscle soothing massage.
  • Breath it in by mixing 2% oil with hot water and breathe in the vapors.(be careful not to get too close and risk hot water splashing up on you or getting burned by the hot pan. )
  • Fill a spray bottle with water and add the essential oil blend at a 2% dilution to make an all-purpose cleaning spray, which can be used on countertops, desks, and other surfaces. Make sure to shake before using, as the oil and water will naturally separate.



What is Thieves Oil 

Today Thieves oil has become one of the most popular essential blends.  Made up of Cinnamomum zeylanicum Leaf Oil, Eugenia caryophyllus Flower Oil, Eucalyptus globulus Leaf Oil, Eucalyptus radiata Flower/Leaf/Stem Oil, Citrus limon Peel Oil, Rosmarinus officinalis Leaf Oil, this oil has been duplicated by countless suppliers online.  We believe our version of this popular product is one of the best duplications you will find anywhere online.

Put in a few drops of this essential oil blend in your dishwater or dishwasher to thoroughly clean dishes and eliminate odor

Diffuse the essential oil blend for 15–30 minutes in your home.

Plus countless other uses not listed.

Thieves is a Trademark of Young Living LLC.

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Warning Icon WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including safrole, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to or our Proposition 65 page. 


144 Reviews

  • 5
    Best Bang for Your Buck

    Posted by Kaye Frost on 7th Jan 2018

    I use to use Melaleuca's Armor at $20 a pop then I found this Blend #0008 by Bulk Apothecary and I'll never go back. It smells just as good and for half the price! I'm in love with Bulk Apothecary!

  • 5
    I love this!

    Posted by Jeri Holton on 27th Dec 2017

    I used this in a pendant all last winter and never even got a sniffle. Just ordered more for family.

  • 5
    LOVE this blend!

    Posted by Suzie on 18th Dec 2017

    My family uses the Thieves blend and I really like it. It is so much more affordable than the "***terra" version, but seems identical. Thank you for making this affordable and available to all!

  • 5
    I'm addicted

    Posted by Unknown on 31st Oct 2017

    I never heard of this and thought it sounded like a terrible blend of fragrances. But I was intrigued and tried it. Now, I'm afraid of running out!

    It's hard to describe: clean, mysterious, refreshing, a little spicy. I'm now using it for everything from a deodorizer in the cat box to laundry and dishes to cleaning my mirrors and counters. My bathroom mirrors and fixtures are absolutely gleaming with no streaks or film left behind.

  • 5
    Excellent Thieves Blend

    Posted by Joli Winer on 4th Oct 2017

    I loved this blend-I made a batch of soap with it (30 bars) and it sold out quickly and I just made my 2nd batch. I'm very happy with it and will buy it again

  • 5
    Very pleased

    Posted by Karen Abbey on 1st Oct 2017

    I was a bit skeptical, having been disappointed in the past with other suppliers. But I am so happy with the quality of your oils I will be a loyal customer and tell my friends :)

  • 5
    Just as good as YLO's

    Posted by Cynthy on 27th Aug 2017

    I am so pleased with the quality and the price. I wish I would have discovered Bulk Apothecary years ago.

  • 5
    Has a wonderful scent

    Posted by Linda Frank on 12th Aug 2017

    I love this oil blend. I find that when I am stressed it helps calm me. I feel it keeps me balanced and healthy.

  • 5

    Posted by Kathleen Torgersen on 10th Jul 2017

    I have used thieves-like-blend before.
    Waiting to finish existing blend right now.
    Will let you know results later.