Botanical Name: Boswellia carteri (also known as Boswellia sacra)
Country of Origin: Somalia
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Gum resin
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Frankincense Carteri oil has a green, balsamic, lemon-wood odor.
Cautions: None known.
Frankincense Essential Oil soothes and calms the mind, slowing down and deepening breathing.
It is excellent for nervous tension and anxiety.
Frankincense is used to improve the tone of mature and damaged skin.
Add 3-4 drops to an oil vaporiser or bath, , add 4 drops to every 10 ml of carrier oil for adults.
Blends well with
Lime, Lemon, Orange and other Citrus oils as well as Benzoin, Bergamot, Lavender, Myrrh, Pine and Sandalwood oil.
add 4 drops to every 10 ml of carrier oil for adults.
anti-septic, astringent, calmative, digestive, diuretic, sedative, tonic and expectorant.
The main chemical components of frankincense oil are a-pinene, actanol , linalool, octyl acetate, bornyl acetate, incensole and incensyl acetate.
Frankincense essential oil is high in monoterpenes. In general monoterpene rich oils are mild antiseptics, decongestants for the respiratory and the muscular system (depends on the specific monoterpene). They are also rubefacients and many monoterpene rich oils provide an analgesic effect where muscle pain and stiffness are present, this particular monoterpene oil is anti-inflammatory, have a mild antibacterial effect, all are highly lipophilic and therefore penetrate the tissues of the body easily aka penetration enhancers and they are effective airborne deodorizers and purifiers.
Boswellia carterii has approximately 50% alpha pinene and 15% delta limonene. Alpha pinene is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antispasmodic, antiviral and prevents bone loss. While delta limonene activates white blood cells, is analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiobesity, antioxidant, antitumoral, anti ulcerogenic, immunostimulant and a skin penetration enhancer.
Energetics & Chakras
Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities
- Grounding yet expansive
- Purifying, protecting and cleansing of the auric and energetic field
- Fantastic meditative aid
- Increases mental focus
- Antidepressant and relieves anxiety
- Healing for deep emotional wounds
- Sedative and calming to the mind and spirit
- Connection to Source Energy
- Balancing for the 6th and 7th chakras
Keep out of reach of children, non-toxic, non-sensitising and non-irritating.
Store below 30° and away from sunlight. Please also see our detailed safety information.
This information is provided purely for informational purposes only and does not in any way purport to be medical or prescriptive suggestions. Any reference to medicinal or health benefits is not meant to treat or diagnose any problem and is not meant to replace professional medical advice and should not take the place of any prescribed medication that has been prescribed by a physician.