Frankincense Essential Oil Profile

 

Frankincense (Boswellia serrata, / neglecta, carterii, frereana,) essential oil benefits

Frankincense is one of the best oils for meditation and for calming the mind while slowing the breathing and heartbeat. It is invaluable for aging skin and to resolve respiratory blocks.

Frankincense is one of the best oils for meditation and for calming the mind while slowing the breathing and heartbeat. It is invaluable for aging skin and to resolve respiratory blocks. Frankincense has been used for thousands of years for perfumery and religious rituals. It has relaxing, inspiring qualities and promotes inner peace, calm and soul-searching. 

On a physical level, it has been used for centuries to cure cough and bronchitis.

In skin care, it has significant antioxidant properties, and it is very suitable for aging skin, wrinkles, scars and stretch marks. In low dilution, Frankincense is suitable for children and during pregnancy.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Boswellia sacra, Boswellia ameero, Boswellia bullata, Boswellia dioscoridis, Boswellia elongate, Boswellia nana, Boswellia popoviana, Boswellia socotrana, Boswellia ovalifoliolata, and Boswellia ogadensis are considered vulnerable species so we recommend to use only Boswellia serrata, neglecta, carterii, frereana.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata – Boswellia neglecta – Boswellia  carterii – Boswellia frereana

Origin: Somaliland, Oman, Yemen, India

Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the resin

Color: Clear to pale yellow

Aroma: woody, creamy, balsamic with a citrus top note

Note: Base

Blends well with:   Bergamot, Black pepper, Cypress, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, sweet Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang-ylang

Therapeutic properties: Analgesic, antiarthritic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, astringent, carminative, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, sedative, tonic, vulnerary

 

Therapeutic properties: Antibacterial, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, fungicidal, gentle sedative, tonic

AZUR is blended with Honeysuckle  essential oil
 

HOW TO USE

To calm emotions, sleep better, and fight negativity burn or diffuse 2-5 drops; steam inhalation for bronchitis, colds, coughs, and voice loss.

Add 1% max Frankincense oil to a cream base as anti-aging, anti-scarring.

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