Frankinscense is a powerful remedy comes from the Boswellia tree native to the southern Arabian peninsula (especially Oman and Yemen), northeast Africa, and parts of India. Long prized for its strongly spicy, woodsy aroma when burned or extracted, raw frankincense is still harvested much as it was thousands of years ago.
Frankincense Essential Oil is steam distilling the resin, or “tears” of the tree. The larger and lighter the resin, the better the quality. The purest (and most expensive) frankincense resin is almost white and comes from the second “bleeding” of the tree–and even then only under the right weather conditions. In the Western world typically see lower quality frankincense, which is golden or amber. It tends to smell sweeter, cleaner and fresher than the resin, and more people prefer the aroma of Frankincense Essential Oil to that of the resin when it's being burned as incense.
This essential oil can be used aromatically and topically for its earthy balsam fragrance.The perfume industry uses this oil in various fragrances and blends.
Frankincense is also of interest to producers of animal origin foods looking for natural supplements that ensure high yielding production, at the same time maintaining the animals in good health condition and creating the possibility to obtain healthy food. Therefore, frankincense was entered into the European Union Register of Feed Additives.
Colourless to pale yellow liquid
Fresh, warm, resinous, musky-balsamic
Olibanum Indicum, Indian Frankincense, Salai, Shallaki
When inhaled, frankincense oil been shown to reduce heart rate and high blood pressure. Frankincense oil because of its anti-anxiety and anti-depressant abilities will immediately induce the feeling of peace and relaxation. The sweet and calming aroma of this magical oil removes the negative thoughts and improves intuition to enable people in making under the most challenging situations.
PROMOTES GOOD SLEEP
Frankincense essential oil is proven to be very effective in lowering the level of stress, anxiety, and nervousness, thus enabling you to fall asleep naturally. This natural sleep aid helps open breathing passages, allows your body to reach an ideal sleeping temperature and can eliminate pain that keeps you up.
Frankincense can inhibit the production of key inflammatory molecules associated with conditions like arthritis,asthma, painful bowel disorders. Frankincense oil is enriched with boswellic acids that are proven to be very effective in treating any kind of inflammation and pain related conditions that affect the joints, muscles, and tendons. It can be useful in helping prevent the breakdown of the cartilage tissue and has been shown to significantly reduce levels of dangerous and painful inflammation, making it a natural treatment option for pain-related conditions that affect the muscles, joints and tendons.
NOURISHES SKIN AND PREVENT ACNE
Frankincense oil has the ability to prevent the skin from acne and premature aging skins like wrinkles and scars. .It can reduce wrinkles and fine lines by regenerating healthy skin cells. It has powerful astringent qualities that help in reducing the appearance of acne, blemishes, and wrinkles. Frankincense, being a disinfectant, can be used to clean wounds or cuts, making way for quicker healing without leaving scars behind.
It is very beneficial in alleviating digestive problems, the aroma of this oil soothes coughs by eliminating phlegm deposited in the lungs and respiratory tracts, it is an effective remedy for reducing the symptoms related to menopause and menstruation.