Frankincense, also known as Olibanum is the aromatic resin obtained from the Boswellia tree grown predominantly in Somalia. The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the dry tree resin. With its woody and spicy aroma Frankincense essential oil promotes relaxation and helps to rejuvenate ageing skin.
Botanical Name Boswellia carteri
Plant Part Oleo gum resin
Actions Warming, calming, Eupyoric relaxing, meditation facilitator, sleep inducing
May Help Insomnia, stress, emotional fragility, respiratory problems
Fragrance Note Base
Blends with Lavender, Geranium, Sandalwood, Orange, Bergamot, Neroli, Rose, Vetiver