Frankincense - Essential oil
Frankincense - Essential Oil
Size: 5 ml
Frankincense essential oil (sometimes called olibanum) is a gum-resin produced from trees. Frankincense's benefits include the ability to strengthen the skin and improve its tone, elasticity, defense mechanisms against bacteria or blemishes and appearance as one ages. In addition, it is said to be an effective topical agent for softening facial wrinkles and relaxing the skin. It can help tone and lift the skin, reduce the appearance of scars and acne and heal wounds. It can also be beneficial for fading stretch marks, surgical scars or marks associated with pregnancy, and for healing dry or cracked skin. 1 According to a study published in the Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine, frankincense oil reduces skin redness and irritation, while producing a more even skin tone. 2
Eight to ten kg of oil are obtained from no less than 100 kg of plants. This aromatic and precious oil is rich in benefits for the skin and it is no wonder that it is so coveted by perfumers.3 Frankincense, a true elegant and precious aromatic jewel!
Recipes & Impressions - Yours
Annie M.: "Myrrh with Frankincense and Atlas Cedar for meditation. Frankincense and Sweet Orange."
Anticatarrhal, antiseptic, calming, healing, expectorant, stimulant, tonic.
Olfaction, Diffusion, Application cutanée, Voie buccale.
My botanical name: Boswellia carterii
My family: Burseraceae
My color: Yellow or greenish
My odor: Balsamic, sweet and warm
Synergy: Sandalwood, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Palmarosa, Petit grain, Rose, Ylang-ylang
Before using any product containing essential oils, please check and follow the precautions, warnings and contraindications.
Before using an essential oil, if in doubt, here is a tolerance test that allows you to check your sensitivity to essential oils. Simply place 3 drops of the essential oil mixture in the hollow of the elbow or wrist and wait a few minutes for a topical reaction, or up to 48 hours for an allergic reaction. Caution: do not use essential oils that are said to be dermocaustic or phototoxic, as they may cause burns on the skin.
Do not apply them pure on the skin or on the mucous membranes.
Avoid any contact with the eyes.
Respect the recommended doses.
Keep out of reach of children.
Note: the properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference books or websites in aromatherapy. They are regularly found there and for many confirmed by observations in scientific environment. However, this information is given for information purposes only, and in no way constitutes medical information, nor does it engage our responsibility. For any use in a therapeutic purpose, consult a health professional.
Notice: although natural, essential oils are active products that require responsible handling. In no case will Maison Jacynthe be held responsible for the consequences of an incorrect or careless application of these products or the methods presented.
2. Rafie Hamidpour, Soheila Hamidpour, Mohsen Hamidpour, and Mina Shahlari. Frankincense (乳香 Rǔ Xiāng; Boswellia Species): From the Selection of Traditional Applications to the Novel Phytotherapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Serious Diseases. J Tradit Complement Med. 2013 Oct-Dec; 3(4): 221–226. PMCID: PMC3924999, PMID: 24716181, doi: 10.4103/2225-4110.119723 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3924999