Organic Frankincense Oil-
Aroma: Camphor, sweet
Aromatherapy Benefits: Balancing, peace promoting
Corresponding Element: Fire
Corresponding Planet: Sun
Benefits: Frankincense oil contains anti-inflammatory compounds that may help reduce joint inflammation caused by both rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. It can also assist in reducing symptoms of crohn's disease as well as ulcerative colitis. It's astringent and cytophylactic qualities help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and skin imperfections while also increasing elasticity. It stimulates the growth of new cells, thereby facilitating faster healing of cuts and wounds. It works as an expectorant to clear nasal passages and relieve congestion, and it is purported to improve concentration and memory.
Energetic Uses: An indispensable addition to your herbal supplies, Frankincense is used to consecrate areas and objects, connect with Divine, promote success, protect people, places, and objects, and to sanctify. It uplifts the energy and opens the user to higher levels of awareness and being.
History and Folklore: Commonly used as an incense, Frankincense has been traded for over 5000 years. It was widely used in ancient Egypt, and was one of the ingredients used in the holy oil described in the Talmud. It was brought back to Europe by Frankish Crusaders, hence the name (Frank-incense).
Primary Chakra Activation: 1st (root), 6th (third eye), 7th (crown)
Plant Part: Resin
Processing Method: Steam distilled
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.