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Frankincense Essential Oil Summary

All Frankincense Essential Oil Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information

Frankincense Essential Oil is known as the most popular essential oil in the world. May improve overall well-being, mood, reduce anxiety, and aid respiratory and joint health.

  • Botanical Name: Boswellia carterii
  • Extracted From: Resin
  • Color: Light Yellow
  • Aroma:  Woody, Fresh, Balsamic, Fruity, Slightly Spicy
  • Aroma Strength: Mild – Medium
  • Benefits: Skin Health, Respiratory System, Nervous System, Respiratory Health, Muscles and Joints,
  • Beneficial For: Anxiety, Mood, Depression, Muscle Soreness, Joint Pain, Burns, Cuts, Scars, Stretch Marks, Colds, Flu, Cough, Stress, Inflammation
  • Uses: Massage, Aromatherapy
  • Common Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
  • Constituent Composition: a-Pinenea-Phellandrene, Limonene, B-Myrcene, B-Pinene, B-Caryophyllene, p-Cymene, Terpinen-4-ol, Verbenone, Sabinene, Linalool

Things to Know About Frankincense Oil

Frankincense Oil Is Also Known As

Boswellia carterii, Olibanum

Things to note about Frankincense Oil

  • Frankincense has an aroma that is said to be grounding, calming, and soothing.
  • Frankincense oil can oxidize. Leaving your oil out without proper storage can cause your oil to lose all of its beneficial properties and may cause skin irritation when used.

How To Use Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense essential oil should be diluted prior to topical application.

  • Topically – Generally a 2% Frankincense oil to 30 Fl oz carrier oil dilution ratio is recommended.
  • Aromatically – Can be used in a diffuser or vaporizer.