What are the Health Benefits of Frankincense?
An ancient and spiritual oil, Frankincense aides in the reduction of stress, calms the nervous system, and helps us “be here in the now”.
Works well for congestive lung problems as it helps in loosening and removing mucus from the lungs. It is also helpful during asthma attacks as it slows down the breathing when used in a chest massage blend.
A gentle balancer for oily skins, it helps in the regeneration of aging skin, keeps wrinkles at bay can smooth out some of the existing ones. Also a great cleanser for boils, wounds, and ulcers.
.17fl. oz/5 ml
- Latin Name: Boswellia carterii
- Family: Burseraceae
- Part Used: trunk of tree
- Extraction Method: Steam distilled gum, white resin
- Main Chemical Components: Alpha-Pinene, Beta-Pinene, Olibanol, Octyl acetate
- Blend Factor: 3 to 4
How do you use Frankincense Essential Oil?
- Diffusion: Use a few drops (2 or 3) in your diffuser
- Topical: Frankincense blends well with any carrier oil and blends well with many other essential oils complementary (See what Frankincense blends well with below).
What are the Safety Precautions of Frankincense essential oil?
Do not apply neat to the skin. Do not apply to skin before exposure to the sun. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes.
What does Frankincense essential oil blend well with?
Nerys Purchon and Lora Cantele (2014), The Complete Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness, 59.
Susan Worwood and Valerie Ann Worwood (1995, 2003), Essential Oil Aromatherapy. Pocket Guide to Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, 134.
Jade Shutes and Christina Weaver (2008), Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers, 299-300.
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