Frankincense oil comes from the resin of the Boswellia carteri tree. This can be found in the dry regions of West Africa to Arabia and some regions of Tanzania. It may also be found in India and Madagascar.
- Soothes coughs
- Stress relieving
- Deepen breathing
- Pain reliever
- Heals wounds
- Lowers blood pressure
- May help fight cancer or deal with chemotherapy side effects
- Anti-aging properties
- Balances hormones
- Acts as a sleep aid
- Eases digestion
Frankincense essential oil may be used with massage therapy by using drops in a diffuser or with a carrier oil and being placed directly on the skin.
Frankincense essential oil may also be used at home. It can be used as a household cleaner, as a sleep aid, a wrinkle-fighter, or for use as an acne, scar, or stretch mark remedy.
Frankincense essential oil has many benefits and uses. It can also be blended with other essential oils to address many different issues.