Benefits and Uses of Frankincense Essential Oil

Jun 08, 2017 - Zubaida -
Benefits and Uses of Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense essential oil is one of the precious oil whose value goes beyond the time of Babylonians and Assyrians where it was used for religious and healing property. In ancient Egyptians it was used for rejuvenating skin. Its soothing effect makes it perfect for salves and aromatherapy. Its effects on emotional health and gives the peace of mind, relaxation and overall wellness. It has warm and spicy scent which is vastly used in perfumes and makeup industry.

It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits to the skin, making it great for acne-prone skin and reduce the appearance of imperfections. It is also a natural toner, decreasing the appearance of pores and evening skin-tone. The natural strong astringent in it encourages new cell growth, helping to tighten skin and reduce wrinkles and the appearance of scars. It is advised to used where skin become saggy like under eyes, lower chin or abdomen.

Where the warm scent help your relax and fight anxiety, the antibacterial property also provide you clean environment. Using few drops in diffuser makes your surrounding feel relax and clean while giving you peace of mind. It can also help with cold and flue by inhaling it.

Benefits of Frankincense Essential Oil

  • Can be used to treat acne
  • Help reducing blemishes, dark spots
  • Help decreasing appearance of scars
  • Good for wrinkles and saggy skin
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Soothing salve for injuries and pain

Uses of Frankincense Essential Oil

  • Use in diffuser to relax the environment
  • Inhale by rubbing in palms to fight anxiety and stress
  • Use in bath for body relaxation
  • Use it for skin benefits with diluting in carrier oils like coconut oil or olive oil
**Certain essential oils should be avoided by pregnant women, infants, and young children. Avoid application near eyes. Always do patch test before applying thoroughly.
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