Known for it's use among kings and religious figures, as well as being one of the gifts given to Jesus in the bible, frankincense is and has been for some time a very famous product. Its use goes back as far as ancient Egypt. It's scent is slightly spicy, and almost wood like. it is extracted from a resin obtained from the Boswellia tree. The Bosellia tree is well known for its ability to grow in some of the most unforgiving environments, including some that grow out of solid stone. The scent of the resin can differ depending on region, soil, rainfall, and the variation of Boswella tree. Today it is used in incense as well as perfumes.
Common Uses : In aromatherapy it is used to treat anxiety, sore throats and heavy coughing, bronchitis, can also be applied to skin to reduce scars from cuts and scrapes, also can be used the same way to prevent or reduce stretchmarks from weight loss/gain or pregnancy.
Botanical Name : Boswellia Serrata
Plant Part : Resin
Extraction Method : Steam Distilled
Origin : India
Color : Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
Consistency : Medium
Note : Base
Strength of Aroma : Medium
Aromatic Scent : Frankincense Essential Oil has a rich woody, earthy scent with a deeply mysterious nuance.
Cautions : Frankincense Essential Oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy.
Mixes well with : Basil, Bergamot, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cinnamon, Clary Sage, Coriander, Geranium, Ginger, Myrrh and Vanilla.
Safety Information : Frankincense Essential Oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy.