Frankincense is a common aromatherapy essential oil that offers a variety of health benefits, including helping relieve stress and anxiety, reducing pain, and boosting immunity. Its warm and slightly spicy scent is said to transmit messages to the limbic system of the brain, thereby influencing the nervous system. It is best used with a carrier oil or lotion, and applied as needed, with no risk of negative side effects like drowsiness.
Frankincense Oil has an earthy yet spicy scent. This oil is traditionally favored for its spiritually healing qualities. It is considered to slow and deepen the breath making your mood more conducive to meditation. Can be helpful for mature and problem skin. Helps support healthy respiratory and reproductive systems. For arthritis or painful joints, add 30 drops to 1 ounce of carrier oil for a 5% dilution. Also effective as a hot compress.
For heavy periods, use 3-4 drops in 1 ounce of carrier oil and massage on lower abdomen area regularly.
To improve circulation, mix 4-5 drops with 1 ounce of carrier oil and massage on affected areas of the body, such as feet or hand. Can also use in bath water.
To relieve mental or physical fatigue, use 3-5 drops in a diffuser. For use as a toner, wash face, then use 2-3 drops with 1 ounce of almond or avocado carrier oil, and rub gently onto face.†