Penny Price Aromatherapy

Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil

Latin Name: Boswellia carteri
Plant Family: Burseraceae
Extraction: Distilled from the gum resin 

Distilled from selected gum resin, Frankincense has a fresh ‘church’ aroma that has ‘damp’ yet pleasant qualities. Useful for everyday stresses and strains and also grief.

Find out more in Penny's Blog - Frankincense - The Spiritual Oil 

Pure Essential Oil - Available in 3ml,10ml, 25ml, 50ml & 100ml.


Frankincense essential oil is anti-catarrhal, anti-depressive, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, healing to the skin and immuno-stimulant.  It is most often used for grief and depression, having remarkable effects on clients who have been in depressive states for a long period of time.  Mixed with lavender, the oil helps scar tissue.  The vaporisation of the oil in the sick room helps to prevent the spread of disease.

Blends With

Frankincense is a MIDDLE to BASE note and blends well with  Basil, Galbanum, Geranium,  Grapefruit, Lavender, Melissa, Lemon, Myrrh, Cedarwood and Sandalwood. 

Safety Data 

There are no known contra-indications. Tests show that frankincense essential oil is effective against Listeria. Monoterpenes (40%), some ketones, alcohols and esters.

Frankincense Essential Oil Safety Data Sheet
Using Essential Oils