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 an sweet, woody, spicy scent. It has an antiseptic and uplifting effect.
Soothes anxiety and calms the mind.
Improves the appearance of aging. Helps the healing of minor wounds and scars.