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Frankincense Essential Oil

Botonical Name: Boswellia Serreta
CAS #: 8050-07-5
Country of Origin: India
Color & Odor: Yellow transparent liquid @22C with Characteristic odor
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Specific Gravity: 0.846 @ 72°F
Optical Rotation: 13
Refractive Index: 1.467@ 72°F
Flash Point: 95 °F
Major Constituents: Ketonic alcohol (olibanol), resinous mat­ters (30 – 60 per cent) and terpenes (camphene, dipentene, a- and p-pinene, phellandrene).
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

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Frankincense Essential Oil is extracted from the gummy sap that seep out from the cut bark of a Boswellia tree. The Boswellia tree is typically a desert tree, native to northeast Africa and the Arabian peninsula.

When the gummy sap becomes harden and turns into resin, it can be scraped off and steam-distilled into essential oil form.

The Benefits of Frankincense:

Frankincense oil alleviates and relaxes the brain, improves breating and is fantastic for use while meditation or doing Yoga or spiritual activities.

Frankincense oil is helpful in treating numerous medical conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, laryngitis, hacks and colds.

The oil very well may be helpful to ease heavy periods, is a general tonic to the uterus and has a calming impact during labor.

Frankincense essential oil is likewise most supportive for stiffness and positively affects the urinary tract.

Studies have also found that frankincense oil may revive maturing skin and treat various skin related conditions.

Which oils blend well with Frankincense?

Frankincense blend well with citrus oils; black pepper, lavender oil, lemon, cypress essential oil, and more.