Frankincense Essential Oil

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.

Latin Name | Boswellia Carteri | Family: Apiaceae 

  • 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 sickroom helps to prevent the spread of disease.

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

  • There are no known contra-indications. Tests show that frankincense essential oil is effective against Listeria.

    Monoterpenes (40%), some ketones, alcohols and esters.

    Frankincense MSDS
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Frankincense Essential Oil – Penny Price Aromatherapy