Characteristics of Frankincense Oil
Frankincense is a small, compact tree adorned with amber drops of resin emitted in the cuts and cracks of the bark. It grows only in northern Africa.
Frankincense oil is obtained by a not entirely familiar method: it is not extracted from the wood or green parts of the plant, but from the resin by steam distillation.
Frankincense Oil in Medicine
Frankincense oil most actively acts on the respiratory system, contributing to the treatment of infectious and chronic diseases. It is one of the main oils with pulmonary antiseptic properties that can stop and soothe obsessive coughs. It actively affects the functioning of the lymphatic system, neutralising negative effects, shrinking lymph nodes and promoting an active metabolism.
Frankincense oil has immune-enhancing properties, helping to destroy harmful bacteria and viruses. It prevents the growth of microbes on the skin and in the mouth.
Frankincense Oil in Aromatherapy
Frankincense is considered a scent that renews vitality and removes negative influences. It helps to accept life changes, gets rid of excessive worries and helps to overcome nervous exhaustion, tension and depression. Frankincense helps to cope with sleep disturbances such as nighttime anxiety and insomnia.
Frankincense Oil for Skin Care
Regular use of frankincense oil in skin care prevents skin aging, it smooths the skin, improves elasticity, restores its fresh look, slows down aging and evens out skin tone. Due to the fact that frankincense promotes skin renewal, increases regenerating properties, it effectively heals wounds, cuts and inflammations. Frankincense oil reduces scars, stretch marks and is used for acne.
Frankincense Oil for Oral Hygiene
Due to its antiseptic properties, frankincense oil is an excellent addition to any oral hygiene procedure.
By adding a few drops of frankincense oil to your mouthwash, you will get an excellent remedy for tooth decay, bad breath, stomatitis and gum disease.
Frankincense Oil for Relaxation
Frankincense oil will instantly provide a sense of peace, relaxation and tranquil pleasure, and eliminate over excitement. Add a few drops of frankincense oil to your bath for an instant rebound from daytime stress.
Frankincense Oil for Therapy
It has powerful anti-inflammatory properties, so it is very effective in relieving joint pain, for this purpose about 40 drops are added to the massage oil to achieve an analgesic effect.