The Frankincense essential oil is obtained from the resin which you will get through Boswellia carteri tree and is of Burseraceae family. It is also commonly known as Olibanum and gum. It is considered as one of the firm favourites in the aromatherapy. This beneficial oil has gives wonderful calming effect to the mind and also helps in creating the inner peace. Also helps in giving the soothing effect to the respiratory and urinary tract and relieves the pain associated with the problems like-rheumatism and muscular aches. Pure frankincense oil also helps in giving the rejuvenating, balancing and healing action to the skin. This beneficial oil is obtained with the help of steam distillation process from the oleo gum resin and it yields about 3 – 10 %.
- Frankincense essential oil soothes and calms your mind, slowing down and deepening the breathing and is considered excellent to use when meditating. The oil also helps to calm the anxiety and obsessive states that are linked to the past.
- If talk about the respiratory tract, it clears the lungs and helps with the shortness of breath, asthma, bronchitis, laryngitis, coughs, colds and many more problems.
- The oil can also be beneficial for heavy periods; it has been used like a general tonic to the uterus and gives a calming effect during the labour. It is also very helpful for treating the rheumatism and creates a positive impact on the urinary tract.
- This oil also helps in rejuvenating the ageing skin; it is a skin tonic and is also very effective with sores, carbuncles, wounds, scars, skin inflammation and so on.
Constituents The frankincense oil is consisting of a-pinene, actanol, linalool, octyl acetate, bornyl acetate, incensole and incensyl acetate. Therapeutic Properties
It has various therapeutic properties like-antiseptic, astringent, carminative, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, sedative, tonic, uterine, vulnerary and expectorant.