Botanical Name: Boswellia carteri Plant Part: Resin Country Of Origin: France Method Of Extraction: Steam distillation Aroma: Warm, woody, spicy, incense-like aroma.
Long used as an incense for its calming and relaxing effect. Promotes a restful sleep. Used for meditation. Lifts the mood. Its vapors open sinus and breathing passages. Reduces inflammation. Soothes and heals inflamed skin, bruises and burns.
Frankincense has been used since ancient times in religious ceremonies and is still used in many churches today. Some of its properties are antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, digestive, and sedative. Slows down breathing and produces feelings of calm making it perfect for meditation. Like most other oils extracted from resins, frankincense is effective for respiratory catarrhal discharge and respiratory congestion. Used in inhalations, it may be helpful for asthma sufferers as it eases shortness of breath.
Ideal oil for mature, wrinkled skin in need of a lift. Aromatherapy use: This is a very high quality oil with an exceptional aroma. Wild trees are not harmed by the harvesting of the resin.
- Blends well with basil, geranium, lavender, orange, neroli, patchouli and sandalwood.
- Made in USA.