Frankincense essential oil is used for a variety of reasons with many powerful benefits. This oil is known for its power to rejuvenate skin, promote cellular health and for its anti-inflammatory abilities. Aromatherapists use it to promote feelings of peace, relaxation, satisfaction and overall wellness. The health benefits include antiseptic, astringent, sedative, disinfectant, and tonic properties.
This oil not only offers cosmetic and fragrance perks but the medicinal benefits will have you wondering how you have gone this long without a bottle of Frankincense Essential Oil in your medicine cabinet.
Anti-Aging: It keeps existing cells and tissues healthy along with the regeneration of healthy cells. It is also used to remove sun spots and wrinkles around the eyes and cheeks.
Astringent: The astringent properties offer benefits of strengthening gums, toning and lifting skin, contracting blood vessels, muscles, and intestines, and giving protection against premature hair and teeth loss.
Balances Hormone Levels: It can help reduce symptoms associated with menopause and menstruation. By naturally balancing hormone levels, it can help relieve pain, fatigue, mood swings, cramps, headaches, anxiety and constipation.
Immune System: Because the antiseptic properties include the elimination of germs in wounds, it is even used as a disinfectant. It can also boost your immune system. Burning Frankincense will eliminate germs wherever the smoke reaches.
Heals Skin: Frankincense strengthens skin, improves tone and elasticity, and offers a defense mechanism against blemishes and bacteria. It is used to reduce the appearance of scars, and helps to fade stretch marks and surgery scars.
Oral Health: Because of the antiseptic qualities, it can be used for issues such as bad breath, cavities, mouth sores or other infections.
Pain Relief: Pain associated with arthritis, boils, acne, and infected wounds can be relieved by the use of this oil. It is useful in preventing the breakdown of cartilage tissue and can significantly reduce levels of dangerous and painful inflammation.
Stress and Anxiety: It use produces a sedative reaction of mental peace, satisfaction, relaxation and spirituality.
Although there are no serious reported side effects from using frankincense oil, less is more. You should never ingest large quantities because of possible toxic results. If used in large amounts, some skin irritation can occur. The addition of any essential oil with a carrier oil such as hemp or avocado, will ensure the safe and proper delivery into the skin and lower your risk of any type of skin irritation.