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Guide to Frankincense Essential Oil

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Guide to Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense in French means “ Quality incense “. Frankincense, treasured since ancient times, was a favored choice of Egyptian women for its dual role as a natural perfume and organic eyeliner, accentuating their beauty. Throughout history, Frankincense has retained its position as both a beautifying agent and a healing aid. Revered for its potent antioxidant properties and ability to promote healing, this remarkable essential oil now finds its place in modern practices such as aromatherapy and holistic medicine. Beyond its spiritual significance, Frankincense offers a holistic approach to well-being, harnessing its therapeutic potential for the benefit of body, mind, and spirit.

Scientific Name: Boswellia carterii
Oil Origin: Dried resin
Extraction: Distillation
Aroma: Woody, Earthy and Spicy


Natural astringent
Repairs and regenerates skin thereby reducing the signs of aging
Air purifier
Deodorize and purifies air by eliminating harmful bacteria
Anti inflammatory
Helps reduce inflammation and pain
Helps keep the indoor environment free of bacteria
Immunity boosting
Improves blood circulation and helps boost immunity
Safe for use around pets when used in moderation.

Ways to use

Skin care

When diluted with carrier oil can be used as a face serum It is said to reduce wrinkles and other signs of aging

Step 1:

Add a few drops of frankincense oil to a carrier oil ( 1 or 2 drops of essential oil for every teaspoon of carrier oil )

Step 2:
Massage the mixture on to face

Disinfectant surface cleaner

Can be used to keep kitchen countertops clean

Step 1:
Add few drops of frankincense essential oil to a spray bottle filled with water
Step 2:
Spray the mixture on counter tops
Step 3:
Wipe clean with a cloth


Frankincense is known to combat stress and anxiety. Diffuse this oil during your meditation sessions to strengthen the spiritual connection.

Step 1:
Fill diffuser with water
Step 2:
Add a few drops of Cedarwood essential oil according to the diffuser capacity ( 3 to 5 drops of essential oil for every 100 ml of water )
Step 3:
Turn on the diffuser, and allow the earthy aroma to fill your room


  • Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
  • Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
  • Do a patch test before topical use to make sure there are no allergic reactions to any essential oil.
  • If you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication; consult a physician before use.