Frankincense Essential Oil


Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense (boswellia carteri) has a warm, rich smell with a tang of lemon and woody camphor.

The oil is extracted from the gum resin of the tree.

The essential oil has a warm, rich smell with a tang of lemon and woody camphor.  It is relaxing, uplifting, calming and mildly antiseptic.

It is excellent for tiredness, negative moods, lack of confidence and emotional turmoil.  It helps slow the breathing and has a calming effect.

How to use:

Bath & Shower

The essential oil is inhaled through the aromatic steam, as well as being absorbed by the skin. Add up to 5 drops in 2 tbsp bath oil, shower gel, or carrier oil.


This technique helps to clear your head and nose.  Add 4–6 drops to a bowl of steaming water, place a towel over your head and breathe.


Relaxes your body and mind while helping to soothe aching muscles. Use up to 15 drops in 2 tbsp of base oil.

Diffusers & Burners

A natural air freshener, this technique creates a relaxing ambiance and mood. Add 1–3 drops in a diffuser or burner.

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