Frankincense Essential Oil is said to help rejuvenate ageing skin and is excellent for dry and mature skin.
It makes for a good anti-wrinkle solution when added to one of our Carrier Oils or Base Preparations.
Widely used in an oil burner during meditation. It's a grounding, calming and relaxing oil which is great to burn any time you want to chill out.
Frankincense is a very useful oil during the winter months to use on a vapouriser and as an inhalant. It's useful as an expectorant and can be used in cough or respiratory formulations.
Frankincense is renowned as a calming oil and also has antiseptic properties.
Steam distillation of the gum resin of the plant.
Fresh terpeney top note and warm rich sweet balsamic undertone.
Rejuvenating, stress releasing, relaxing, calming, antiseptic, astringent.
Mainly monoterpene hydrocarbons, notably pinene, dipentene, limonene, thujone, phellandrene, cymene, myrcene, turpinene also octyl acetate, octanol, incensole, among others.
INCI name:Boswellia carterii Oil
In ancient Egypt, Frankincense was used in rejuvenating face masks, cosmetics and perfumes.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.
Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.
'Also called Olibanum, it is extracted from the gum of a small North African tree. It has a warm, spicy scent. It has been prized for centuries, and it is a helpful aid to meditations'. - an excerpt from Aromatherapy A Guide For Home Use. by Christine Westwood.
'In skincare, Frankincense is particularly helpful in older skins, and has a definite tonic effect, helping to restore some tone to slack looking facial skin, and slowing down the appearance of wrinkles. It may even reduce the extent of wrinkles that have already formed.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patrica Davis.
'Frankincense is a gum resin, obtained from the Boswelli carteri. Frankincense has been burned in temples and on altars since history began. It has meditative qualities, and has the ability to slow down and deepen the breath. It also produces the feeling of tranquility'. - an excerpt from Pregnancy Book