Frankincense Oil


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Frankincense is also called as olibanum and it is obtained from trees of genus boswellia. It is obtained by slashing the bark which is called striping and is allowed to harden into gum resin which are also called tears. The trees start producing resin when they are about 10 years old. The more opaque resins are best quality. It is used in perfumery, Aromatherapy skin care Pharmaceuticals etc.

EXTRACTION

Frankincense oil is obtained by steam distillation of the dry resin.

PROPERTIES

It has balsamic spicy, slightly, lemon fragrance of incense. Highest quality is clear & silvery with slight green tinge.

COMPONENTS
The main chemical components of frankincense oil are a-pinene, bornyl acetate, octyl acetate, actanol, linalool, and incensole and incensyl acetate.

BLENDING
It blends well Bergamot, Black pepper, Camphor, Cinnamon, Cypress , geranium etc.

USES

  • In aromatherapy it is either inhaled or diffused via vaporizer.
  • It is an effective sedative.
  • It promotes healthy cell regeneration.
  • It treats dry skin.
  • It reduces the appearance of stretch marks & scar.
  • It strengthens the hair roots.
  • It stops wounds from bleeding.
  • It speeds up healing of insect bites, cuts etc.
  • It reduces inflammation.
  • It can relieve bronchitis related congestion.
  • It can prevent bad breath, cavities.
  • It speeds up secretion of gastric juices bile & acids.
  • It reduces risk of post menopause tumor.

SAFETY & PRECAUTIONS
  • Do patch test before applying topically.
  • Ingestion is not recommended for children below 6 yrs.
  • It can cause skin rashes, gastrointestinal stress such as stomach pain, nausea etc.
  • It is not recommended for pregnant & nursing women.