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Essential Oil - Frankincense

(Boswellia carteri) 

calming, purifying

Breathing the scent of frankincense oil slows and deepens the breath allowing one to become more centered. For this, it is prized as an invaluable aid to meditation and prayer. It was recently covered in BBC Online News as an anti-cancer agent. [See our blog commentary: Frankincense Oil and Cancer]

Frankincense oil has many therapeutic applications, but its primary topical use is as an highly effective cosmetic for the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines when blended with evening primrose as a carrier oil.



Frankincense Essential Oil Profile

Origin: UAE Method: Steam Distilled

A pale yellow or greenish mobile liquid with a fresh, terpene-like top note and a warm, rich, sweet-balsamic undertone. It blends well with sandalwood, pine, vetiver, geranium, lavender, mimosa, neroli, bergamot, camphor, basil, pepper, cinnamon and other spices. It modifies the sweetness of citrus blends in an intriguing way.

Principal Constituents: These are naturally occuring in the essential oil.

  • monoterpene hydrocarbons
  • pinene
  • dipentene
  • limonene
  • thujone
  • phellandrene
  • cymene
  • myrcene
  • terpinene
  • octyl acetate
  • octanol
  • incensole

General Actions:        Open Symbols Key
Astringent, carminative, cicatrizant, cytophylactic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, sedative, tonic, uterine, vulnerary.

Non-toxic, non-irritant, nonsensitizing.

Primary Therapy Agent:
Scars and stretch marks, wrinkles, mature skin, asthma, bronchitis, chronic coughs, anxiety.

Secondary Therapy Agent:
Wounds, catarrh, laryngitis, hoarseness, cystitis, dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea, colds/flu.

Important Note: The information on is only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified health professional, but should be considered a complimentary modality.

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