Frankincense. Or Boswellia carterii. Frankincense oil: Also known as olibanum, it is a common essential oil used in aromatherapy, helping to relieve pain and reduce inflammation. It is also known for helping to boost the immune system and fight chronic stress and anxiety. When frankincense oil is inhaled, it acts as a mild sedative, helping to relieve anxiety, anger, and stress.
It's gaining attention these days. Frankincense is an earthy pungent aroma..almost like Vetiver.. It really grows on you. When synergistically combined into skin care blends, it packs massive scar removal abilities. It has many supported claims attached to it, and in fact, has been proven as a supportive aid for serious cell overproduction diseases. I do not support internal use of essential oils, their benefits can be much safer & far more effectively absorbed topically or via inhalation. These are the preferred methods of delivery. As far as emotional or subtle impacts to the mind, Frankincense used as an Aromatherapy tool is a premium antidepressant.
Frankincense is historically regarded as a spiritual herb. Using it by topical application & inhalation promotes emotional clearing. Old baggage. Letting go of old hurts. Forgiving oneself & others. It's a healer of old emotional wounds... a germ killer... a cell regulator... Cobalt blue glass, child resistant cap. For External Use.
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Frankincense Boswellia carterii ~ Essential Oil
This powerful resin produces a heightened spiritual awareness. A recent study revealed that Frankincense works as an effective antidepressant and relieves stress. It’s known for enhancing intuition, clairvoyance and is ideal to use before meditation. Frankincense was also once worth more than its weight in gold. Burning frankincense provides protection and purification and helps increase spiritual awareness. Diffusing Frankincense essential oil provides the same Aromatherapy benefits, burning the raw resin is the ancient traditional manner of diffusing it.
Incense and aromatherapy work because our sense of smell is a direct path to the brain. This process activates our Limbic System and is the reason why certain odors trigger an immediate response. Particular aromas are known to stimulate the brain to produce essential chemicals. We’re familiar with some of these such as serotonin and dopamine, which cause feelings of happiness, relaxation and contentment. In addition, many of the ingredients used in resin incense contain phytochemicals, which are chemicals found in plants that have protective, disease-preventing properties.
Frankincense studies proves it's anti-inflammatory effects from inhalation/diffusion: https://goo.gl/5wDLpk
Research shows burning Frankincense alleviates depression/anxiety:
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