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Frankincense, Wild: India (Boswellia serrata)
Commonly used for thousands of years in traditional Ayurveda medicine, Indian Frankincense is considered to be the lowest therapeutic Frankincense. Many companies will try to sell this oil under other botanical names and as sourced from other countries. Because of the difference in the resin and different distillation techniques, there are a wide range of fragrances for this oil but the unique chemical makeup clearly sets it apart from the higher quality Somalin and Oman Frankincense.
Primary Usages: Normally this oil is for general health and internally as an overall tonic. For thousands of years the resin has been used for building the immune system, diabetes, rheumatism, arthritis, and heart health.
Secondary Usages: Lung support (cough, congestion, asthma),digestive disorders (stomach aches, gas, Crohn’s disease, colitis), assists to improve blood supply to the joints, beneficial for skin care and wound healing.
Has Been Reported To Assist: Inflammation, lymph congestion, laryngitis, support female hormone system, and to aid meditation.
Descriptor: General Tonic, Immune Builder, Anti-inflammatory, Detoxifier, Antiseptic
Application: Take a couple drops internally every couple of hours. Inhale or diffuse. Apply on feet and body.
Caution: No special cautions.
Found In: Oils of the Bible, Tummy Rub
Influences: Grounding oil to assist in centering the mind, body, and spirit.
Medicine Wheel: Primary Wood and Secondary Metal. Increases Guardian Qi (Immune System).
Blends Well With: Black Cumin, Cedarwood, Citrus oils, Lavender, Patchouli, Peppermint
Testimonials: J. Cuff from Ava, Missouri writes, “Wonderful Oil! I find diffusing the Indian Frankincense to be excellent addition to my meditation ritual. It opens my mind to allow for a deeper connection and connection.”
Recipes: For a general Frankincense massage oil recipe, take a four ounce bottle of FCO and add forty drops of Indian Frankincense and fifteen drops each of Peppermint and Lavender. Shake well and let the oil sit for forty-eight hours before use. For a general health tonic take one drop each of Frankincense, Lemon, and Black Cumin every two hours with four ounces of water.
Country of Origin: India, Wild
Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata
Plant Part: Resin
Note: Warm, Resinous, Smooth, Rich, Musky/Earthy