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All About Frankincense Essential Oil

Need an immunity boost?

Frankincense is the KING of all essential oils and has been known for it’s incredible benefits on overall health!

This holy oil is derived from the resin of the Boswellia carterii or Boswellia sacara tree, commonly grown in Somalia.

This tree can grow with very little soil and in dry and desolate conditions.

It is believed this oil transmits messages to the limbic system of the brain which is known to influence the nervous system. (Source)

This oil is so complex and has so many uses… It has been said this oil can cure cancer.

Frankincense essential oil is a powerful astringent, meaning it helps protect skin cells. It can be used to help reduce acne blemishes, the appearance of large pores, to prevent wrinkles, and it will even help lift and tighten skin to naturally slow signs of aging. (Source)

Topical Uses Include (apply neat and dilute accordingly):

Stress Relief
Tooth decay (neat)
Cavities
Anti aging
Acne Reduction
Scars –
Wounds
Joint Pain
Arthritis
Improves Circulation
Improves Mood and Emotional State
Antiseptic qualities
Stretch Marks
Balance Hormone Levels
Assists in regulating estrogen production
Helps detox body and produce bowel movements
Speeds up the secretion of digestive enzymes

Diffuse or inhale oil for:

Natural deodorizer – reducing indoor pollution
Cold
Flu
Respiratory Infections
Muscle Aches
Stiff Joints

DIY Facial Cream or Body Rub

Ingredients:

6 Tbsp Organic Coconut Oil
3 Tbsp Avocado Oil
15 drops Frankincense Essential Oil
15 drops Lavender Essential Oil

Directions:

  1. Use a double boiler and melt the coconut oil (if solid) until in liquid form.
  2. Add in the remaining ingredients
  3. Transfer to a 4 oz. amber glass balm container
  4. Allow to cool.
  5. Using clean hands, apply gently to face and body.

Do you have a favorite DIY recipe including Frankincense Essential Oil? Please share!

Live Hippily… and live with a little holy oil!

Disclaimer: Be sure to research all oils before using. We recommend only using organic and therapeutic grade essential oils. Need more information on how to obtain high quality oils? CLICK HERE! 

 

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Becky is lover of life and a mom of two young boys. She believes in empowering moms and women to a healthy and holistic lifestyle through sharing information and experiences. Gratitude and love has led her into this journey and she hopes you will join her in learning and living beautifully.

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