Frankincense Pure Essential Oil

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10ml Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense has a sweet, warm, spicy fragrance.  It is a grounding and calming oil that is very relaxing. 

It has traditionally been used since ancient times for medicinal, cosmetic and spiritual applications.  When used in a diffuser, Frankincense can lift the mood of a room, bringing inner peace and calm.

  • One of the most important essential oils for skincare as in facial treatments it rejuvenates and restores dry, tired or mature skins, improving the appearance of fine lines and gently stimulating the circulation.
  • It is said to help heal wounds and prevent scars.
  • It is used to help with asthma, bronchitis, laryngitis, and bad coughs.
  • It can help to ease heavy menstruation. 

Ancient Egyptians burned frankincense as holy incense and also used it as a face mask. They ground the burnt resin into a powder called kohl, used to highlight the eyes. The earliest record of frankincense use was found in a tomb inscription of the 15th century BC Egyptian queen Hatshepsut. It was used to fumigate the sick and to banish evil spirits.

Essential oils are powerful and highly concentrated.  They can be harmful if not used carefully so it is important to use them safely.  Do not take any oils internally and do not apply to the skin undiluted.  Do not use any oils during pregnancy or if you have any medical issues without taking medical advice or under the guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.  Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils on children. 

Origin: Somalia