Frankincense Essential Oil (Wildcrafted)
Botanical Name: Boswellia Carterii
Method of Cultivation: Wildharvested
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Gum/Resin
Note Classification: Base
Aroma: Fresh, woody, spicy, balsamic with a citrus top note
Largest Producing Countries: India, North Africa, and Europe
Traditional Use: Frankincense has a long history as incense. Traditionally the resin is/was burned by Kem people (Egyptians) as offerings to the Neteru (Gods) and is also used for a variety of skin ailments.
Therapeutic Properties and common uses: Alzheimer’s disease, analgesic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, asthma, astringent, balance, carminative, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, sedative, tonic, vulnerary
Blends Classification: Enhancer and Equalizer.
Blends Well With: Basil, bergamot, black pepper, camphor, cinnamon, cypress, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, pine, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang
Of Interest: Frankincense has many other names that it is known as. Most commonly you will see it as frankincense, olibanum, or boswellia.
Aromatic Oil Guide: Can be diffused to improve concentration, minimize distractions, and focus energy. Frankincense essential oil can also help with hyperactivity, impatience, restlessness, and irritability
Safety Data: Generally considered safe.
Products Used In: Green Tea & Evening Primrose Facial Cream, Head-to-Toe Helichrysum Oil, Organic Black Soap & Castile Soap Shampoo-Oily to Normal Hair.