Frankincense (Boswellia carterii or Boswellia serrata) - Africa, distilled in England- Essential oil by Garden Essence. 100% pure, single species, first distillation, guaranteed free of pesticides and herbicides.
Historically used for: Sores, Wounds, Fevers, Carbuncles, Gonorrhoea, Leucorrhoea, Metrorrhagia, Ulcers, Spermatorrhoea, Coughs, Colds, Stress, Bronchitis, Laryngitis, Nervous Conditions, Tension. (Anti-depressant)
Aromatherapy Uses: Used for centuries in meditation and spiritual work. It is connecting, grounding and balancing. Lengthens the breathe and treats all skin types from oily / acne to dry and mature. anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antidepressant, cicatrizant, cytophylactic, immunostimulant, sedative, emmenagogue, tonic-digestive Skin: acne, dry/mature aged skin, pimples, scars, smooths out wrinkles, tonic to all skin, balances oily skin Respiratory: deepens breathing, regulates mucus secretion, pleurisy, bronchitis, laryngitis, best inhaled for respiratory system Digestive: soothes stomach, eases digestion, chronic diarrhea, belching Cardiovascular/Lymphatic: varicose ulcer Immune: immune stimulant; certain cancers, colds, flu Genito-Urinary/ Reproductive: cystitis, nephritis, general genital infections, dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea, uterine tonic Nervous Brain/ Mind: anxiety, nervous tension, depression, nightmares, fear of future, produces calm mental states Emotional/Energetic: Allows the ego-self and Transpersonal self to work in unison to achieve freedom from attachments. Cleans aura and psychic planes, powerful for ritual use.
Blends well with: Basil, black pepper, geranium, lavender, lemon, myrrh, neroli, orange, patchouli, pine, rose, vetiver, ylang ylang.