9 Ways to Use Frankincense Essential Oil
Known worldwide as the ‘King of Oils’ and one of the most precious essential oils , Frankincense is not just a nice aroma for the Christmas Season. Once worth its weight in gold and a gift fit for kings, the therapeutic benefits of this amazing oil make it an essential part of any healing journey.
Frankincense comes from the dried sap of the Boswellia genus trees in particularly Boswellia sacra, serrata and carteri. These trees grow in Somalia and Ethiopia, Oman and Yemen, India and China. Steam distillation is used to obtain the essential oil from the dry frankincense resin making it possible for us to get the full benefit of this amazing natural substance.
Frankincense essential oil can help support your immune system and healthy cellular function and, therefore, is a good go-to essential oil for everyone. If you are already suffering with a short or long term illness where your immune system is compromised this oil is even more essential.
Frankincense is rich in a complex blend of monoterpenes including alpha-Pinene, Limonene, alpha-Thujene and beta-Pinene. It is said to promote cellular function and the health of the joints, liver, lungs, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and urinary tract systems. Researchers at an Egyptian University conducted a study showing that frankincense oil exhibits strong immunostimulant activity. Frankincense is also rich in Alpha-pinene which is a substance that induces a calming and stabilizing emotion. This amazing essential oil also has strong antiseptic qualities and can be used for oral health to help conditions such gingivitis, bad breath, cavities, toothaches, mouth sores among others.
Frankincense can also help those with digestive issues. It does this by speeding up the secretion of digestive enzymes, relaxing the digestive tract muscles and improving blood circulation in the gut which all aids proper function of the digestive tract. Its anti-inflammatory properties can also help with pain associated with bowel conditions.
Frankincense has been shown to help prevent the breakdown of cartilage tissue and reduce levels of painful inflammation, making it another go-to oil for natural treatment of conditions which affect muscles, bones, joints and tendons.
Discover 9 Ways to Use Frankincense
Take 1 or 2 drops of Frankincense under your tongue or in a veggie capsule every day to support healthy cellular function and reduce inflammation in the body.
Apply with a carrier oil to bottom of your feet daily to help support your immune system.
Inhale or diffuse Frankincense to promote feelings of peace, relaxation, satisfaction, and overall wellness. Diffuse at night to help you get a good night's sleep. It’s grounding and calming scent helps to reduce stress and anxiety levels.
To balance mood throughout the day, apply Frankincense to your pulse points.
Gargle Frankincense after brushing teeth to help reduce inflammation and plaque in your mouth.
Frankincense oil may also help with regulating estrogen production and can be used during menopause to help balance hormones during menstruation or menopause.
Apply topically with a carrier oil to your abdomen to help aid your digestion and soothe any discomfort you may feel during the digestion process.
Frankincense has been used for centuries for its anti-aging properties. Add a few drops of Frankincense to your daily moisturizer to reduce the appearance of blemishes and rejuvenate skin and improve elasticity of the skin.
Apply Frankincense to the back of your neck or on your palms and rub them together. Breathe in deeply before your meditation session. This practice will deepen your concentration and focus making the meditation session more beneficial for your health.
Frankincense really is a wonder oil and above is just a few ways you can use it for common problems. If you would like more information on this essential oil fill in the form below with your question and we will get back to you.
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What is important to remember when buying essential oils, is that not all essential oils on the market are pure and therapeutic and cannot be used internally as described above. Most essential oils on the market contain synthetic fillers and other other unnatural substances which can have toxic side effects.
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