FRANKINCENSE - boswellia carteri

Part of The Plant Used For Essential Oil - Tree resin extracted from bark.
Extraction - Steam distillation.
Scent - Middle Note.
Sweet, yet resiny scent with a cooling hint of camphor. To be honest (maybe I'm mad), but I think it has a touch of petrol scent about it (and OK, I probably am mad, but I kind of like that about it!!!).
Usage - Bathing, diffuser, inhalation, massage, room spray.
Main Action on Mind/Body
  • Antiseptic
  • Astringent
  • Powerful Wound Healer
  • Calms & Soothes Spirit 
Mind - This gorgeous oil has been used for centuries and centuries in ritual; and for good reason, it has the ability to deepen our breathing making it easier for us to relax, focus and enter a meditative state. With this powerful action in mind it is a wonderful oil to help soothe an over anxious mind, nervous tension and stress.
Body - With its ability to help deepen breathing, its particularly useful in dealing with any respiratory condition. Its calming and soothing action can really help with dry, irritating coughs. This oil is also a fabulous addition to any skincare blend. It especially helpful for more mature skin types as its tonic and rejuvenating action really helps tone slack looking skin. Frankincense is also a powerful wound healer so is perfect to help soothe cuts and grazes.
Blends well with - Black Pepper, Geranium, Lavender, Sandalwood,Ylang Ylang, Vetivert.