Tomb Raiders (traditional Thieves recipe) is highly antibacterial and antiseptic blend to keep you healthy during the winter flu season. One or two drops in water is an effective gargle for a sore throat. The concentrate is a popular winter blend for diffusers as the warmth of cinnamon and clove is so comforting. The 1:4 massage oil or salve are wonderful applied to joints, and chest to alleviate chill, pain or congestion. The mist can be sprayed right into the mouth for ulcers or sore throat, or inhaled to ease chest congestion. Nurses use this mist in their face mask before entering a room with germs and bacteria. Highly recommended and effective.