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Frankincense - Aromatheraphy Essentail Oil





Frankincense
(Boswellia Thurifera)

FRANKINCENSEFrankincense (Sometimes called olibanum) is one of the first spices brought back from the East Frankincense preserves spiritual energy, is an enhancement for meditation, and can help to maintain a clear mind. It is still https:d ritually in the Catholic Church during religious ceremonies for devotional cleansing and purification of the soul. It was an important ingredient in the preservation of the bodies of the pharaohs. An important oil for anointing the dead and dying, for assisting in transition and keeping the soul connected to its divine essence. It is excellent for the sixth chakra, assisting in altering perception of truth and promoting clairvoyance.

Origin of Frankincense

The Frankincense tree originates from the Middle East, and is small with abundant pinnacle leaves. It is gathered from the trunk and stems of small trees, which grow in the Arabian Peninsula, India, and northern Africa. The flowers are white or pale pink.

Properties of Frankincense oil

Frankincense has a woody, spicy, haunting smell. The therapeutic properties of Frankincense oil include https: as an antiseptic, astringent, carminative, digestive, diuretic, sedative, tonic and expectorant.

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· Becahttps: it provides mental stability, it is https:d to ease depression, often combined with bergamot and geranium.
· It is still https:d in cosmetics today becahttps: of its regulating effect on mature skin.
· It helps in vaginal discharge and mensurational cramps.
· It also helps in Asthma, Bronchitis, cough, cold and laryngitis.

Mixes well with: myrrh, rose, sandalwood, dhavana, champa, citrus, violet, cinnamon, musk, labdanum, Neroli and veriver.

Warning: always dilute.