Frankincense has been used throughout history, with its most notable appearances in the Bible and in ancient Egyptian history. Historically, Frankincense was used by ancient Egyptians for incense, treating wounds, and easing arthritis. In more recent times, Frankincense has been used in soaps, perfumes, and even in some pharmaceutical products.
Assists in fighting germs
Reduces symptoms related to bronchitis and sinus congestion
Clears the mind
Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Resin
Plant Description: Its wax (used for the oil) can be obtained from the Boswellia tree, which is native to India. The Boswellia serrata tree grows in the Punjab region of India as well as in regions of Pakistan. The small, thin trees are stripped of their bark to yield a sticky resin from which the essential oil is extracted.
Aroma: Warm and spicy, woody and resonating, milder than Frankincense from Somalia
Color: Clear to pale yellow
Blends Well With: Clove, Lemon, Myrrh, Chamomile, Cedarwood, Pine, Basil, Rosemary
Main constituents: a-Thujene: 62.82%
Kid Safe: Yes, 2+
Pregnancy Safe: Yes, consult doctor
Breastfeeding Safe: Yes, consult doctor
Cat Safe: Yes
Dog Safe: Yes
Special Dilution Rate: 5% or less
More Safety Info: Consult your doctor before using this oil if you have a bleeding disorder. Frankincense is an emmenagogue that has blood thinning effects, which may increase their risk of irregular bleeding. Generally safe. Follow dilution instructions.