Country of Origin
Color & Odor
Colorless to pale yellow green with a woody spicy smell. It is slightly camphoric, but is regarded as more pleasant.
Methods of Extraction
Frankincense oil is extracted from the resin of the frankincense tree that is a milky-white sticky liquid, flow from the trunk of the tree. The resin is distilled to produce the precious oil. Tree of frankincense finds it origin from the Middle East and has small abundant pinnacle leaves with white or pale pink flower.
Frankincense oil soothes and calms the mind, slowing down and deepening breathing and is excellent for use when meditating. It also helps to calm anxiety and obsessive states linked to the past.
On the respiratory tract, it clears the lungs and helps with shortness of breath, asthma, bronchitis, laryngitis, coughs and colds.
It can be useful to ease heavy periods, is a general tonic to the uterus and has a calming effect during labor. It is also most helpful for rheumatism and has a positive impact on the urinary tract.
Frankincense oil is said to help rejuvenate an ageing skin, is a skin tonic and is effective with sores, carbuncles, wounds, scars and skin inflammation.
Although it is regarded to be a safe oil, it is best avoided during pregnancy.