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Frankincense is a tree or shrub that produces a gum or resin that can be steam distilled into an essential oil with HUGE health benefits. It has been considered a valuable and precious oil since ancient time. Pictorial evidence from the tombs of the Pharaohs shows that Frankincense oil has been used since 1500 BC. This centuries-old knowledge contributes to the modern uses of Frankincense today. It’s soothing and beautifying properties are used to rejuvenate skin and help reduce the appearance of imperfections when applied topically. As the king of oils, When inhaled or diffused, Frankincense promotes feelings of peace, relaxation, satisfaction, and overall wellness.
Botanical Name: Boswellia frereana
Plant Part: Resin
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Blends With: Basil, Bergamot, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cinnamon Bark, Clary Sage, Coriander, Geranium, Ginger, Myrrh and Vanilla
Duration of use
Adults 18 and over:
Not for oral use. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil. Topical: Do not use essential oils undiluted. Topical: Rub and/or massage into skin until solution vanishes. Local application (10% or less of body surface area): Mix 4 - 32 drops (0.20 - 1.6 ml) of essential oil in 20 ml of carrier oil. Apply to affected area up to 3 times per day. ,Body massage (more than 10% of the body surface area): Mix 4 - 20 drops (0.20 - 1 ml) of essential oil in 20 ml of carrier oil. Apply once daily. Bath: Add 2 — 8 drops of undiluted essential oil with the same amount of shampoo or liquid soap before adding it to the bath. Mix the water gently. For maximum benefit, remain in the bath for 10 minutes. Use 2 drops of undiluted essential oil the first time and increase by 1 drop per bath up to a maximum of 8 drops. Use once daily. Direct inhalation: Apply 1 — 6 drops of undiluted essential oil to a handkerchief/tissue and inhale occasionally. Up to 3 times per day. Steam inhalation: Add 3 — 12 drops of undiluted essential oil to a bowl of steaming water/facial steamer. Inhale slowly and deeply for 5 to 10 minutes. Up to 3 times per day. Compresses: Add 2 drops of undiluted essential oil to 500 ml of warm water in a bottle. Mix by shaking the bottle and immediately soak the compress. Squeeze lightly, apply the compress to the skin, and cover with clothes and/or towelling. Leave for 2 to 4 hours. Up to 3 times per day.
Cautions and warnings
Known adverse reactions
Recommended storage conditions
This product has been approved by Health Canada