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 spirital communication. Physically is good for dry and mature skin. It is great for strengthening the immune system and has an affinity with the lungs, allowing deeper breathing and the respiratory system.
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.