Frankincense - Boswellia Carteri

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Frankincense is truly one of my favorite oils. When I'm stressed, or just want to chill, I'll but just straight Frankincense in my diffuser and smell away.

Aroma Note: Base

Properties

Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, digestive, diuretic, sedative, tonic


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Uses

Skin
Acne, Mature complexions, scars, wounds, wrinkles.

Respiratory 
Asthma, bronchitis, coughs, laryngitis

Mind and Emotions
Anxiety, Tension, Stress, helps clear monkey mind (personal experience).

Blend With:
Sandalwood, pine, vetiver, geranuim, lavender, mimosa, neroli, orange, bergamot, camphor, basil, pepper, cinnamon.


Safety:
Can irritate the skin if oxidized. It is very important that you keep you oils in a cool dark place stored in a glass bottles.

Skin Care Blend
Frankincense
Rose
Lavender


Diffuser Blend
Sandalwood
Frankincense
Sweet Orange
Geranuim

References
Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals

The Art of Aromatherapy: The Healing and Beautifying Properties of the Essential Oils of Flowers and Herbs

The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being


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