Essential Oil Spotlight: Frankincense Oil

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Renowned as one of the most prized and precious essential oils, Frankincense has extraordinary health benefits.

In addition to its notoriety in the New Testament, the Babylonians and Assyrians would burn Frankincense in religious ceremonies and the ancient Egyptians used Frankincense resin for everything from perfume to salves for soothing skin.

This centuries-old knowledge contributes to the modern uses of Frankincense today.

It’s soothing and beautifying properties are used to rejuvenate skin and reduce the appearance of imperfections.

As the king of oils, Frankincense is known to support healthy cellular function.

When inhaled or diffused, Frankincense promotes feelings of peace, relaxation, satisfaction, and overall wellness.

Primary Benefits:

Supports healthy cellular function

Promotes feelings of relaxation

Reduces the appearance of skin imperfections

Uses for Frankincense

  1. Rub Frankincense on your hands after a long day of gardening for a warming and soothing effect.
  2. Reduces the appearance of skin imperfections.
  3. Can be applied to the bottoms of feet to promote feelings of relaxation and to balance mood.
  4. Take one to two drops in a veggie capsule to support healthy cellular function.
  5. Add a few drops of Frankincense to your bath for stress relief.
  6. Use Frankincense as a natural household cleaner to eliminate bacteria and viruses in your home.
  7. Can prevent dental health issues such as tooth decay, bad breath, cavities, or oral infection.
  8. Can be used to help reduce acne blemishes, the appearance of large pores, to prevent wrinkles, and it will even help lift and tighten skin to naturally slow signs of aging.
  9. If you have any digestive distress such as gas, constipation, stomach aches, irritable bowel syndrome, PMS, or cramps, frankincense oil can help relieve gastrointestinal discomfort.
  10. Can help to speed up the healing of wounds and cuts.
  11. Reduces the appearance of dark spots caused from acne blemishes, stretch marks, eczema and help with healing of surgical wounds.
  12. Next time you have a respiratory infection from a cold or flu, use frankincense essential oil to help provide relief from coughing. 
  13. Rub Frankincense oil on the bottoms of your feet when you have a cold or flu for quicker recovery.
  14. Massage Frankincense oil to improve circulation, joint pain, or muscle pain. 
  15. Has been shown to reduce heart rate and high blood pressure when inhaling the Frankincense aroma.
  16. Contains properties that reduces anxiety and depression when inhaling the aroma. Perfect way to naturally manage moods.
  17. Contains Immune enhancing properties which can help destroy dangerous bacteria, viruses, and even cancers.
  18. Has been shown to help fight cells of specific types of cancer.
  19. Balances hormone levels and reduces menstrual and menopause symptoms such as cramps, pain relief, constipation, headaches, and mood swings.
  20. Massage Frankincense topically to reduce inflammation and pain. Be sure to dilute the oil with a carrier oil for sensitive skin.

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.

Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.

 

Try these recipes:

Scar Reducing Body Butter

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 oz Shea butter.
  • 10 drops of Jasmine Oil
  • 10 drops Frankincense Oil
  • Small Container or jar to mix the ingredients

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Melt the Shea butter until it is liquid in a bowl.
  2. Add 10 drops of Jasmine oil and 10 drops of Frankincense oil to the Shea butter.
  3. Place the bowl in the fridge until for a few minutes then use a mixer to whip the oils into a white cream.
  4. Pour into a glass jar or containers and keep it at room temperature to use whenever you want.

Sleep Inducing Facial Cream or Body Rub

INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 Drops Frankincense Essential Oil
  • 5 Drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon Organic Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Olive Oil
  • Small Container or jar to mix the ingredients

DIRECTIONS:

 1. Use coconut oil that is not solid, but rather is soft. If need be, heat it first in a double broiler

2. Add the other oils and stir together to combine. Spread over your face and body. You may want to pat yourself off after to not allow the oil to seep into your bed sheets. You can also store this to use at another time.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

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