This ancient oil, highly sought after and highly versatile, Frankincense’s rich, deep, warm, balsamic scent affects not only Emotional Balance, but Immune and Nervous Systems, and the Skin. Steam distilled from gum/resin, Frankincense aids in relaxation, mood enhancement, immune support, promotes cellular health and reduces the appearance of scars, including stretch marks..
Frankincense has been used as a holy oil historically in the Middle East. Used in sacrificial ceremonies, it was intended to help improve communication with the creator. In France, it has been used to help with ulcers, asthma, and depression. When used with any other oil, it enhances their effective properties.
When diffused, it’s sweet and incense-like overtones aroma helps to focus energy, improve concentration, and minimize distractions. It moderates irritability, hyperactivity, impatience, and restlessness, and can aid in meditation and spiritual awareness. Because of the mildness of this oil, it can be applied directly to affected areas or reflex points. When taking internally, put two drops under the tongue, one drop oil in 1 tsp honey, 120 mL of water, or take in a capsule.