If you’re looking to learn about different essential oils, then you’re in the right place! Read below to find out more about Frankincense essential oil and its many wonders.
Steam distilled from the resin of Boswellia carteri and Boswellia serrata, this essential oil is warm and woody. Frankincense is a base essential oil that blends well with Basil, Geranium, Lavender, Orange, Patchouli, and Sandalwood.
One of the most widely known essential oils, Frankincense has been used for thousands of years in religious ceremonies and for personal use. This oil is highly regarded for its calming properties and is used in meditation, particularly for balancing the Root Chakra. It can also be used to provide relief from coughing during colds and keep airways open by reducing inflammation, making it beneficial for those with seizures. If you have Endometriosis, this oil can help by reducing inflammation, but also balance hormone levels and alleviate PMS and cramping pains. To use, combine with a carrier oil and other soothing oils like Clary Sage, and gently massage into the abdomen. Not only does Frankincense provide soothing comfort to the mind and body, but skin as well. This oil can reduce the appearance of wrinkles by promoting cell regeneration, hydration and elasticity, helping you look and feel younger.
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