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Frankincense Essential Oil


Botanical Name: Boswellia Carteri

Plant Part: Resin

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Country of Origin: France

Size: 0.5 oz  Amber Bottle (Purchase includes a glass dropper)

Frankincense oil has a woody, earthy, spicy, slightly fruity/sweet aroma and is pale greenish-yellow in color. Extracted from the tree bark, this milky white sap is allowed to harden into a gum resin, and then scraped off in tear-shaped droplets. Frankincense, together with Myrrh, was the first gum to be used as incense. The Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Israelites and numerous other cultures used Frankincense as part of their religious ceremonies. Arabia was the center of the ‘Spice Trade Route’, where many precious aromatics and herbs were traded. However, it was the revenue from Frankincense that brought the most wealth to the region.

Therapeutic Properties:

The therapeutic properties of Frankincense oil are antiseptic, astringent, carminative, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, sedative, tonic, uterine, vulnerary and expectorant.

Benefits of Frankincense Oil:

Today Frankincense oil is mostly attributed to its anti-inflammatory, astringent, antiseptic, disinfectant, digestive, diuretic, anti-depressant, anti-infectious, anti-tumoral, immune stimulant, and expectorant properties. All types of respiratory conditions respond well to this oil, and when used in a diffuser or burner it is excellent for asthma, bronchial conditions, coughs and colds.

Common Uses:

  • Digestive Aid – Speeds up the secretion of gastric juices, bile, and acids, and stimulates peristaltic motion to allow food to move properly through your intestines.

  • Respiratory Problems – Helps break up phlegm deposits in your respiratory tract and lungs, and can relieve asthma and bronchitis-related congestion. Used in our Exhale: Respiratory Vapor Rub!

  • Anti-tumoral – Has properties that have been known to help reduce the risk of tumors.

  • Vertigo & Motion Sickness – Helps to improve blood circulation, stimulating oxygen to flow to the brain. Apply to Claire's Pendant, our aromatherapy pendant for your car, house, or office!

  • Oral Health – The antiseptic qualities of this oil can help prevent bad breath, cavities, toothaches, mouth sores, and other infections.

Blends Well With:

Bergamot, Black Pepper, Camphor, Cinnamon, Cypress, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Pine, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang

IMPORTANT: This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.