Frankincense essential oil

Scientific Name: Boswellia Carterii

Family: Burseraceae

Origin: Somalia


breathe me: de-stress, unwind

gemfleur: de-stress+

bath salts: de-stress


dry, balsamic, long-lasting, woody, slightly camphoraceous, resinous, rich, sweet, incense-like.

Key Qualities:

Clearing, purifying, restorative, warming, sedative, uplifting, tonic, cephalic, revitalizing.

Primary Constituents:

alpha-Pinene, Limonene, beta-Pinene.

Traditional Aromatherapy use:

Skin care: Blemishes, dry and mature complexions, scars, wounds, wrinkles.

Respiratory system: Asthma, bronchitis, colds, cough, flu, laryngitis.

Nervous system: Anxiety, nervous tension, stress-related conditions. Frankincense has the ability to slow down, and deepen, the breath – very conducive to prayer and meditation.

Research on Frankincense (boswellia carterii):

Evaluation of the anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of individual and combined extracts from Commiphora myrrha, and Boswellia carterii.

Long-term efficacy of Boswellia serrata in four patients with chronic cluster headache.

Therapy of active Crohn disease with Boswellia serrata extract H 15.

Effects of aroma hand massage on pain, state anxiety and depression in hospice patients with terminal cancer.

Frankincense oil derived from Boswellia carteri induces tumor cell specific cytotoxicity

Frankincense oil research combats melanoma

Potential role of natural molecules in health and disease: Importance of boswellic acid (Summarized role of boswellic acids in health and disease incl. arthritis, anti-inflammatory for bowels, analgestic, asthma)

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