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Botanical Name: Boswellia Serrata


Plant Part: Resin


Extraction Method: Steam Distilled


Origin: India


Active Constituents: Boswellic acid (BA), a pentacyclic triterpene (PT) group containing β-boswellic acid (BBA), 11-keto-β-boswellic acid (KBBA), acetyl-β-boswellic acid (ABBA), and acetyl-11-keto-β-boswellic acid (AKBBA) in B. serrata (Nikam, 2012). Other compounds in Boswellia include the tetracyclic triterpenic acids: e-oxotrucallic acid, 3-hydroxytirucallic acid, and 3-acetoxytirucallic acid (TRC Natural Medicines).


Color: Colorless to a pale yellow clear liquid.


Consistency: Medium


Note: Base


Strength of Aroma: Medium


Aromatic Scent: Frankincense Essential Oil has a rich woody, earthy scent with a deeply mysterious nuance.


Therapeutic Benefits:

~May help reduce stress reactions and negative emotions.

~Has been known to help boost immune system.

It is an Astringent.

~It may help soothe skin and prevent signs of aging.

~It might Improve memory.

It may help balance mind and body.

~It may aid digestion.

~It may act as a sleep aid, like melatonin.

~In ancient biblical times, Frankincense was used for spiritual purification and for physical, mental clarity.


Cautions: Frankincense essential oil is non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.*Avoid use during pregnancy.


*Disclaimer: The information provided for the essential oil Frankincense Boswellia serrata is general and should not be taken as medical advice. Please consult your physician before using this product, especially during pregnancy.



TRC Natural Medicines. Frankincense Boswellia Serrata.

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Frankincense (Boswellia Serrata)

  • Dilution Ratio:  2%,

    Adults: 3 drops of Frankincense essential oil in 10mL of base oil or another diluent.

    Use: 3-4 topical applications over a 24-hour period. Inhalation: do not exceed 30-minute intervals and use in a well-ventilated area.

  • Since essential oils contain chemical constituents, they are volatile.  Volatile means that the essential oil evaporates quickly.

    Storing Instructions: store in a cold, dark location with the cap tightened correctly.  Please store the essential oil or your baseoil/essential oil blend in a dark-colored (blue/cobalt) bottle to avoid oxidation from oxygen and UV light.

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