Frankincense Pure Essential Oil
Frankincense is a calming oil which slows down and deepens the breathing. It is also beneficial for damaged skin. It can also be used in aromatherapy skin care preparations to tone mature skin and to smooth wrinkles. It is often used as an inhalant for conditions of the upper respiratory tract.
But it is most valuable as an oil for emotional wellbeing and balance. It opens the heart chakra and helps to overcome grief and loss. It is very effective in times of stress for those who 'burn the candle at both ends'. It is deeply relaxing, yet lifts the spirit beyond the worries of the here and now. It is energizing and seems to lighten the load when one feels overwhelmed with pressure.
Frankincense essential oil has a rejuvenating, balancing and healing action on the skin. It is considered to be one of the best essential oils for mature skin as it helps to revitalise skin tone and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. It can also help to balance oily and combination skin, heal wounds and reduce the appearance of scars.
Frankincense oil has strong meditative powers and anti-depressant qualities. It can help to calm, revitalise and lift the spirits and can therefore be helpful for stress, anxiety, nervous agitation, palpitations, feelings of panic, nervous tension and exhaustion. It has a deeply clarifying effect on the Intellect, ceasing mental chatter, overwhelming feelings and stilling the mind.
Frankincense opens the heart chakra and attunes the mind to the highest spiritual vibrations - it exudes sacredness. It is used for consecration and as an offering to the Gods. An excellent oil for meditation and contemplation of spiritual love and wisdom. Frankincense banishes negative energies and demons. It can be used for purification and protection, especially in ceremonial or ritual settings.. It aids study, particularly of spiritual or philosophical matters, and is useful for all kinds of healing rituals.
Frankincense essential oil has an affinity with the respiratory system and can help to stimulate immunity. It can be helpful for respiratory problems such as coughs, colds, asthma and bronchitis, and for those with compromised immune systems. It can also be useful in treating cystitis and heavy periods. Research also shows that inhaling Frankincense can help to reduce pain during the first stage of labour (up to 10cm dilation).