Frankincense Essential Oil
Boswellia carterii Origin: France
Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense comes with an ancient and intriguing history. It’s been utilized as a service for many health ailments and in several consumer skincare solutions. This mythical material is an active ingredient in many perfumes and body care products.
The odor of Frankincense is practically indescribable: outdated wood, balsamic, subtly sweet with hints of citrus.
Frankincense is used in a few Christian churches such as the Eastern Orthodox and Catholic churches. According to the gospel of Matthew 2:11, gold, frankincense, and myrrh were one of the gifts brought to Jesus by the biblical magi (wise men). Christian faiths occasionally utilize Frankincense to anoint newborn babies and church members entering new stages of their religious lives. When the crucial oil is diffused, it places a distinctive sense of decorum, reverence and peace.
Native to the North Africa, Frankincense can be located in sunny, dry places. The shrub grows to about 20 ft and sprouts glistening leaves and white blossoms. After the bark is opened, a resin pops from this tree. During a steam distillation process the oil is extracted from the resin. There are four major species of Boswellia that make true frankincense along with the grades rely on the period of harvesting and other aspects. The English term Frankincense comes from Old French”franc encens” significance, higher caliber or’authentic’ incense.
Blends Well With: Lemon, Myrrh, along with other citrus and resins
Shade: Clear — Pale Yellow
Program & Recipes
RELAX: Add to your inhaler and inhale as necessary: 5 drops of Frankincense (Carterii), 5 drops of Vetiver and 5 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas). Or add 5-6 drops of Frankincense (Carterii) for your diffuser and simmer for 15-30 minutes prior to bedtime to promote deep relaxation.
STRESS-LESS: Add to your private inhaler and inhale as necessary: 5 drops of Frankincense (Carterii), 5 drops of Ylang Ylang and 5 drops of Bergamot.
INHALATION: Add the following to a 5 ml amber glass jar: 15 drops of Frankincense (Carterii), 20 drops of Fir Needle, 15 drops of Tea Tree and 10 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas). Shake to blend well. Increase the bowl two drops of the essential oil mix. Lean over the bowl and cover your head with a towel to keep the warmth . Inhale through your nose (keep your eyes shut ), breathing deeply, for many moments, or as wanted.
OILY SKIN: Add to a two ounce jar: 4 drops of Frankincense (Carterii), 1 fall of Carrot Seed, 4 drops of Eucalyptus and 3 drops of Lavender (French), then fill with witch hazel and Polysorbate 20 (manufacturer’s recommended amount). Shake well to blend before applying a few drops to a cotton swab and applying directly to your acne. Add a tsp of the mix to a little basin of water and then soak a face fabric for bigger regions. Relax and keep your eyes shut, as you put on the fabric to your whole face for a mask that is refreshing!
Security: If pregnant, nursing or under a physician’s care, consult doctor. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity happens. Prevent contact with eyes. Don’t use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of kids. Don’t use on broken skin or onto abrasions. Don’t use , unless directed by a certified Aromatherapist or doctor.
Children Max Dilution: 1 %
Shelf Life: 1-2 Years
|100% pure Essential Oil||
0.33oz/10ml, 1.69oz/50ml, 3.38oz/100ml