Frankincense Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Boswellia carterii

Plant Part: Resin

Extraction Method: steam distilled

Origin: Egypt

Description: The Frankincense tree originates from the Middle East, and is small with abundant pinnacle leaves. The flowers are white or pale pink.

Color: Pale yellow green

Consistency: Medium

Note: Base

Aromatic Scent: Frankincense has a woody, spicy, haunting smell. It is slightly camphoric, but is regarded as more pleasant.

Blends well with: Basil, BergamotCedarwood, Chamomile, Cinnamon, Clary sage, Coriander, Geranium, Ginger.

History: Frankincense is from the French word ‘Franc’ meaning ‘luxuriant’ or it could be ‘real incense’. Also known as Olibanum, Frankincense was used by the ancient Egyptians as an offering to the gods and as a rejuvenating facemask.

Cautions: Frankincense oil is non-toxic and non-irritant and could be used by most people.

Weight 100 g
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