Frankincense essential oil (Boswellia frereana, Boswellia carterii, and/or Boswellia sacra) is a tree or shrub that produces a gum or resin that can be steam distilled into an essential oil with HUGE health benefits. Although frankincense trees can be grown anywhere, they are most popular in the Middle East and the region of Oman and Somalia is known for producing the best, highest quality oils today. The aroma of frankincense is uniquely warm, deep, rich, and incense-like.
Helps build and maintain a healthy immune system
Promotes cellular health
Reduces the appearance of scars and stretch marks
Calming and soothing to the skin
Popular Uses of Frankincense Essential Oil
Rub Frankincense on your hands after a long day of gardening or working to promote joint health.
Can help promote youthful, radiant–looking skin and slow the signs of aging by reducing the appearance of skin imperfections.
Can be applied to the bottoms of feet to relax and balance mood swings.
Dry weather can take a toll on your nails. Try applying a drop of Frankincense to strengthen weak fingernails.
Clear confusion by diffusing throughout the home, adding a dab to the shirt collar, or massaginge behind the ears.
Add a drop to steaming water, place a towel over your head, and inhale until the steam stops. Massage into the pads of feet and the toes for mood support.