Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil

Breathing the scent of frankincense oil slows and deepens the breath allowing one to become more centered. For this, it is prized as an invaluable aid to meditation and prayer. It was recently covered in BBC Online News as a possible anti-cancer agent. 

Frankincense oil has many therapeutic applications, but its primary topical use is as an highly effective cosmetic for the reduction of wrinkles and fine lines when blended with evening primrose as a carrier oil.

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Price: $8.49

Frankincense Essential Oil Profile

Botanical: Boswellia carteri | Origin: Somalia | Method: Steam Distilled


A pale yellow or greenish mobile liquid with a fresh, terpene-like top note and a warm, rich, sweet-balsamic undertone. It blends well with sandalwood, pine, vetiver, geranium, lavender, mimosa, neroli, bergamot, camphor, basil, pepper, cinnamon and other spices. It modifies the sweetness of citrus blends in an intriguing way.

Principal Constituents:

These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.

  • monoterpene hydrocarbons

  • pinene

  • dipentene

  • limonene

  • thujone

  • phellandrene

  • cymene

  • myrcene

  • terpinene

  • octyl acetate

  • octanol

  • incensole


Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.  

Important Note: The information on is only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified health professional, but should be considered a complimentary modality.
Customer Reviews
# of Ratings: 3
1. on 4/16/2013, said:
Lovely Frankincense at a great price. Blends very well with so many different oils...spicy, woody, calming & clearing.
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