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Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil

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Our Frankincense Essential Oil comes from India and is extracted by Steam Distillation of the resin. Frankincense Oil has a warm, rich, sweet-balsamic aroma with fresh top notes and is used in a variety of products including aromatherapy, perfumery, soap, and other fine toiletries. 

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Product Details:

  • Frankincense Essential Oil
  • Olibanum Oil
  • Indian Frankincense
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Aromatic Summary: Warm, rich, sweet-balsamic aroma with fresh top notes
  • Aromatic Strength: Medium
  • Aromatic Note: Base
  • Blends well with other essential oils including Sandalwood, Pine, Vetiver, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Orange, Bergamot, Camphor, Basil, Pepper, Cinnamon.
  • Frankincense Oil is Steam Distilled from resin.
  • Frankincense is a handsome small tree with pinnate leaves and white or pale pink flowers. The plant naturally produces an oleo gum resin which is extracted by making an incision in the bark. A milky-white liquid is released from these incisions and solidifies into tear-shaped amber resin lumps. 
  • Frankincense has been used since antiquity as an incense in India, China and in the west by the Catholic Church. In ancient Egypt it was used in rejuvenating face masks, cosmetics, and perfumes. 
  • Frankincense Oil contains various derivatives of boswellic acid including β-boswellic acid, acetyl-β-boswellic acid, 11-keto-β-boswellic acid and acetyl-11-keto-β-boswellic acid.

Technical Information

Caution: Essential Oils are concentrated essences from plants and should always be diluted before application to the skin to avoid irritation. We do not promote or encourage the use of essential oils internally, but instead promote their usage more for their aromatic and topical benefits. Always ensure that you are aware of the contraindications of the oils that you are using and consult with your doctor or a certified aromatherapist if you have health concerns or questions.

Technical Information:

  • Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata
  • INCI: Boswellia serrata (Gum) Oil
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Plant Part: Resin
  • Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
  • Colour: Ranges from a pale yellow to greenish liquid

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