When up on essential oils you should definitely has Frankincense in your collection, not only because it was given to Jesus Christ by the Three Wise Men but because it is an all-rounder essential oil and you can use it for just about anything! But really, Frankincense is the business. Regardless of your religious beliefs, this oil is basically liquid gold. The power of this oil is extraordinary not only for health benefits but also for its spiritual impact. In addition to mentions in the New Testament, Frankincense is believed to have been used by the Babylonians and Assyrians in religious ceremonies. It has even dubbed it the “King of Oils.”
How you can incorporate this essential oil from the Boswellia tree into your life
Frankincense has a warm, woody aroma and is rather popular to use during prayer or meditation. It is best known for its soothing and rejuvenating properties. It can be used aromatically, topically, and internally. Frankincense promotes feelings of relaxation, satisfaction, peace, and overall wellness when inhaled or diffused. Frankincense is purported to offer numerous mental, spiritual and emotional benefits such as grounding and purpose. It can be used during a massage to soothe and re-energize muscles. If you are feeling anxious you can rub it on the bottom of your feet along with Lavender oil to combat nervous energy.
It can help you rediscover your center and offers rich spiritual elevation when inhaled deeply. It is really good for the skin as it gives the skin a healthy glow. I put a few drops of Frankincense in my light facial moisturiser and it really makes my skin feel soft and invigorated. The smell is also really lovely and awakening. When taken internally, Frankincense supports healthy cell function. You just need to be sure that you are using a therapeutic-grade quality oil if ingesting. You can use a vegetable cap to ingest the Frankincense. Frankincense essential oil is a real pick me up type of oil. If you add it to your diffuser it is really gives your house a warm, enchanting and inviting fragrance.
As with so many oils in this class, Frankincense should be of the highest quality to maximize all the health benefits this essential oil has to offer. I only recommend Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils.
The internal and external health benefits of Frankincense essential oil are wide-ranging and cover a much broader scope than other essential oils. From reducing the appearance of rough skin and other skin imperfections to improving mood and cellular health, Frankincense should be on everyone’s go-to list. It’s a pleasant aroma that you’ll quickly grow to appreciate.