Frankincense Oil: What Does it Do?
Frankincense essential oil is a common oil used in aromatherapy that has many health and skin benefits, including stress and anxiety relief, the reduction of pain & inflammation, and acting as a natural cold and flu medicine.
Frankincense comes from the Burseraceae plant family, sourced from the tree sap or resin of the Boswellia Carterii trees generally found in India and Somalia regions. Compounds produced from these trees have been found to provide natural healing effects, having anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, and anti-cancer properties.
Here are a few health benefits of Frankincense Oil:
- Promote Healthy & Hydrated Skin
- Boost Immune System & Prevent Illness
- Prevent Gingivitis & Bad Breath
- Prevent Signs of Aging
- Fade stretch marks and scars
- Helps Balance Hormones
- Reduce Inflammation & Pain
- Aids in Digestion
- Reduce Anxiety & Promotes Sleep & Relaxation
Improve your skin by adding a few drops of frankincense oil to your daily moisturizer or oil & massage into skin to keep it healthy and hydrated. Also works perfect to relieve minor skin irritations. Calm your senses and relieve stress by using frankincense in a diffuser to create a relaxing environment and a sense of peace and renewal (perfect aid in meditation and yoga).