Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense Essential Oil Boswellia carteri
Frankincense has been treasured for centuries and was burnt as the original incense to appease the gods.
It was used by many cultures to treat almost all known ailments.
Source: Boswellia carteri is native to Africa and the Middle East however; the resin is now collected as far a field as China and then processed in Europe.
Extraction: Frankincense essential oil is steam distilled from the gum resin of the Boswellia carteri tree.
Aroma: Frankincense essential oil has a rich, warm scent with a tang of Lemon and woody camphor.
Fragrance note: Base.
Properties: It is relaxing, uplifting and mildly antiseptic. It is excellent for tiredness, grumpiness, negative moods, lack of confidence and emotional turmoil. It is perfect for rejuvenating the skin.
Uses: Massage, baths, vaporization and may be added to base emollients.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Camphor, Cinnamon, Cypress, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang.
Caution: Always ensure proper dilution of Frankincense essential oil.
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