Common Name: Frankincense is a small tree that grows on the dry rocky areas of India,China, Yeman, Oman, Northern Africa, and Somalia. The gum resin comes out of the tree wherever it is cut. Frankincense was one of the gifts brought to the newborn Christ and was considered of great value. Greek Orthodox churches still use Frankincense.
Usage: This is an expensive essential oil that heals skin, reduces inflammation and is a good acne treatment. You may add it to facial preparations and lotions. For arthgritis and rheumatism the
oil fights pain by numbing the nerve endings that transmit the signals
to the brain. You may add it to compresses. The essential oil is also a immune system booster which helps to fight and ward off infection. The oil is used to treat infections of the uninary tract, the lungs, and female reproductive organs. The oil increases scanty menstrual periods.
scent is pleasing , calming and relaxing, slowing brain waves which aids against
Precautions:The essential oil is non-toxic and non-rritating and is well tolerated by most people.
Aroma: woody and spicy, slightly lemon with balsam and camphor