Frankincense Serrata Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata
Plant Part: Resin
Extraction Method: steam distilled
Description: The essential oil of frankincense contains more than 200 individual natural chemicals, giving the fragrance a very complex bouquet. There is considerable variation in the proportion of these components depending on the micro-climate where the trees grow, the season at which the resin is harvested, and a number of other factors.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow.
Aromatic Scent: This Frankincense has a spicy, balsamic aroma.
History: Frankincense is an aromatic resin with a long history of use. It has been used for ages for numerous therapeutic benefits, is a universally known incense, and is a source of livelihood for nomadic tribes. Frankincense has always been synonymous with spirituality; like myrrh, it was a prized possession in the ancient world, equal in value to many precious gems and metals. The resin has been a major item of commerce for at least 3,000 years.
Cautions: Frankincense oil is non-toxic and non-irritant and could be used by most people.