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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):
Tooth decay (neat)
Improves Mood and Emotional State
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
DIY Facial Cream or Body Rub
6 Tbsp Organic Coconut Oil
3 Tbsp Avocado Oil
15 drops Frankincense Essential Oil
15 drops Lavender Essential Oil
- Use a double boiler and melt the coconut oil (if solid) until in liquid form.
- Add in the remaining ingredients
- Transfer to a 4 oz. amber glass balm container
- Allow to cool.
- 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!
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