Frankincense (Boswellia sacra) Pure Essential Oil - Therapeutic Quality 0.5 fl oz (15 ml)
Description: Fresh, woody, balsamic, slightly spicy and fruity. Frankincense is said to have a centering effect on the emotions. Used traditionally for meditation and spiritual growth. Frankincense oil starts as a resin that seeps out of injured bark. This Frankincense tree can grow to be around 20 feet tall, with shiny, wax looking leaves, and white flowers. The oil holds a warm and sweet scent.
Boswellia sacra is known as the "sacred" Frankincense and is associated with spiritual rituals. From Oman.
Frankincense trees are most commonly found in Somalia, China, Ethiopia, and Southern Arabia. The Chinese would use the resin paste to treat tuberculosis, and leprosy. The incense was used to fumigate rooms occupied by those with illnesses. The Egyptians used the beginning resin as incense, perfume, ingredients for their makeup, and even as an embalming tool. Many cultures (especially the Egyptians) use (d) Frankincense as offerings to their higher powers, and burned the incense during religious ceremonies.
Relaxing and great for mature skin. Emotionally helpful for working through feelings of worthlessness and finding one's value. Frankincense is considered a holy anointing oil and has been used in religious ceremonies for thousands of years. Inhale Frankincense essential oil to spiritually focus.
Extracted through steam distillation of gum resin. Originates from Oman.
Odor: Balsamic, typical olibanum
Frankincense is renowned for treating sores, wounds, fevers, coughs, colds, stress, bronchitis, laryngitis, nervous conditions, arthritis and tension. Even more practical uses from this oil include the improvement of circulation, sleep, breathing, and positivity. Frankincense has many properties that can make the spirit reach or maintain deep meditative states by inspiring peace and balance, which clears awareness as spiritual understanding is deepened. This essential oil can do powerful things with the mind as well: it can raise personal respect, and lessen feelings of anxiety. Frankincense allows the body to strengthen by regulating skin tones, mending cuts and scrapes, and healing infected skin.
To heighten self esteem, vaporize 3 drops of Frankincense, 3 drops of Cardamom.
To lessen worries, bathe with 2 drops of Frankincense and 4 drops of Geranium.
To regulate skin tone, mix Frankincense, Rose Otto, and Neroli and massage it into the skin before bed.
To mend cuts and grazes, mix Frankincense, Myrrh, and Manuka and apply it to the wound.
To heal infected skin, use a hot compress with 4 drops of Frankincense and 3 drops of Tea Tree.