There are many accounts of a group of men who were able to accomplish the impossible in 14th century Europe. The Black Death (bubonic plague) swept over Europe in the mid 1300s, killing over half of the population. Exposure to the disease meant almost certain death at this time, but 4 men were able to rob the dead and dying of their valuable possessions time and time again, without ever contracting the disease.
Many essential oils have antibacterial properties. They also brighten and refresh a space without the use of harsh chemicals, making them ideal for family use.
Knowing which oils might end up being the most useful while traveling will help you to decide what to bring, and when to use them.