Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Frankincense
- Frankincense (Boswellia sacra)
Frankincense (or olibanum) oil comes from the resin (dried sap) of the Boswellia sacra (also known as Boswellia carterii) tree. It has a sweet, woody, spicy scent. It has an antiseptic and uplifting effect.
Properties[edit | edit source]
Emotional[edit | edit source]
Soothes anxiety and calms the mind.
Respiratory[edit | edit source]
Skin[edit | edit source]
Improves the appearance of aging. Helps the healing of minor wounds and scars.