Frankincense essential oil is one of the oldest oils used by the Egyptians and ancient worlds because of its therapeutical benefits. It has also been used for centuries in traditional Chinese, Aryuvedic and Arabian medicine for healing the body from the inside out.
Its properties can be used for healing wounds, reducing scarring, addressing congestions and colds, anti-inflammatory actions on the body's various systems. It has also been used to help treat arthritis and rheumatism, help protect and heal the liver and tone ageing skin.
Frankincense is commonly used as well to strengthen the mind and heart, to elevate feelings of heightened spirituality and wellbeing. It's a great oil for meditation, calmness, study and concentration, helping to reduce feelings of anxiety. It helps promote positive vibes and therefore inner confidence and self-centeredness.
The Boswellia Rivae has a high content of Limonene, Alpha-Pinene, Octanol and traces of other unique chemical constituents. The high Limonene content of Frankincense Rivae also makes it an excellent anti-fungal, proven effective when treating Candida Albicans in particular.
Its regenerative properties allow this oil to be used for scar reductions, stretch marks, acne remedy and wounds. It has the ability to reduce redness and skin irritation because of it's pentacyclic triterpene (steroid-like) structure that can aid to soothe the irritated skin.
This is one of the most versatile oils, having a low safety concern and can be combined with various other essential oils and carrier oils.
Cautions: Frankincense essential oil is known to have blood-thinning effects. Its use may not be suitable for anyone who has problems related to blood clotting as it may potentially react with certain anticoagulant medications.
Organic Frankincense essential oil top benefits are:
Helps with the relieve of stress
Boosts the immune system
Antibacterial and astringent
Helps with skin issues and prevents signs of aging
Helps decrease inflammation and muscle pain
Aids with sleeping issues
Can be used to alleviate cold and flu symptoms
For acne treatments
Add 5 drops to a diffuser for relaxation and inner connection
For acne treatments and skin regeneration blend 6 drops of Frankincense oil with a carrier oil, or a moisturiser and apply directly to the affected area. Reapply at least twice daily. Just be careful not to apply to broken skin directly, make sure the skin is already in the process of healing.
For face masks, add 3 drops of Frankincense and 3 drops of Neroli essential oil to 1/4 tablespoon of organic coconut oil. Apply to a clean face and leave for about 20 minutes, then remove the excess with a cotton ball and leave the remaining of the mask throughout the night.
Woodsy, balsamic, slightly spicy and fruity, intense, earthy