Boswellia carterii - (organic) Somalia
Mysterious & strengthening
Aroma: resinous, aromatic, notes of pine & lemon
This is a wonderfully meditative oil distilled from the resin which exudes from Frankincense trees. It is one of the 'holy oils' and has had a very long use for meditation and spiritual purposes. It is the aroma that fills many churches, especially orthodox churches.
Properties: Frankincense is useful for anxiety & depression as well as accessing spiritual communication. Physically is good for ageing skin. It is great for strengthening the immune system and the respiratory system allowing deeper breathing .
Blends with: citrus oils, spice oils, cedarwood, cypress, geranium, lavender, patchouli, pine & sandalwood.
It is steam distilled from the resin.
Shelf life: It will keep for around 2-3 years if stored with lid tightly closed in a cool, dark area.