Frankincense essential oil properties
Frankincense essential oil is produced from the resin of Boswellia carterii, a small tree from northeast Africa, located in Somalia. From this resin is obtained the oil, a greenish liquid with a fresh terpene top note and a warm, rich and sweet balsamic undertone.
It has been used since ancient times as a vaporizing substance, in Egypt it was used as a mask, in cosmetics and in perfumery, where it can also be used for its noble smell.
The aroma of Incense is complex: Balsamic, aged wood, sweet and with citrus notes. It is associated in the Christian world with churches, as it was one of the gifts from the Magi to the baby Jesus.
In traditional Chinese medicine, the gum exuded by the tree is used for wounds, inflammation, and pain caused by wounds.
It has a scent that invites meditation and calm and also has antiseptic properties, is healing, stimulates immune defenses and induces stress reduction by favoring concentration.
Country of origin
Part of the plant
Alfa pinene, Limonene
Relaxation, calm: Add between 5 to 10 drops of incense ae, to achieve a moment of peace and inner calm, while helping us in respiratory treatments.
Reaffirm the skin: To give light to the face, in a 30 ml container add 10 drops of incense + 5 drops of orange (night application) together with rosehip vegetable oil in cases of dry and very aged skin, use jojoba in combination skin cases.
Hair mask: To stimulate the scalp, mix 4 drops of frankincense together with sweet almond vegetable oil in a bowl, apply to the entire area of the scalp, massaging to activate all circulation, let act for approx. 30 minutes. Then wash.
Relaxing massage: With this combination of essential oils we manage to relax our nervous system, calming the stress of the day, it gives us that much-needed inner calm.
In a 100 ml container, add 25 drops of frankincense essential oil + 15 drops of bergamot + 10 drops of lavender, mix with almond oil and massage.
Calms breathing: This synergy helps us to relax breathing, making it slower and deeper, expectorating and decongesting the lungs, regulating secretions, it is useful for treating colds, coughs, etc.
In a 100 ml container, add 50 drops of frankincense + 30 drops of eucalyptus + 20 drops of lavender, mix with vegetable almond oil.