M.R. Essentials Frankincense Oil
M.R. Essentials Frankincense Oil 30ml
Anxiety. Asthma. Bronchitis. Extreme Coughing. Scars. Stress. Stretch Marks.
Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata
Plant Family: Burseraceae
Method of Extraction: Hydro Distillation
Plant Part Used: Resin.
Color: Light Yellow.
Perfumery Note: Base.
Strength of Initial Aroma: Mild – Medium.
Aromatic Description: Fresh, woody, balsamic, slightly spicy and fruity.
Uses: Anxiety. Asthma. Bronchitis. Extreme Coughing. Scars. Stress. Stretch Marks.
Source: Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 96-97.
There is a great deal of risky and inaccurate information being propagated about the applications of Frankincense Essential Oil in cancer treatment and prevention. For more information, read Frankincense Oil and Cancer in Perspective by essential oil expert Robert Tisserand.
When researching the applications of Frankincense Essential Oil, it's important to be sure that you are verifying the applications for the actual essential oil from reputable sources. Some sources mistakenly confuse the benefits of the essential oil with those of the infused oil or pure resin.
Major Constituents of Frankincense (Boswellia carterri) Essential Oil: a-Pinene. a-Phellandrene. (+)-Limonene. B-Myrcene. B-Pinene. B-Caryophyllene. p-Cymene. Terpinen-4-ol. Verbenone. Sabinene. Linalool.
Source: L. Hall, Chemotaxonomical Investigation of Frankincense Producing Boswellia spp. from Somalia and a Quest for Quality Standards. (Thesis. University of Strathclyde, 2000). Source cited in Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 287-288.
Tisserand and Young precautions to avoid the use of the oil if it has oxidized. Skin sensitization is more likely when using oxidized Frankincense Oil. Reading Tisserand and Young's full profile is recommended. [Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, Essential Oil Safety (Second Edition. United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2014), 287-289.]