Latin Name: Boswellia carteri
Plant Part: Resin
Note/Element: Middle/Base. Element: Metal, Earth.
Functional Groups: Alcohol, Sesquiterpene, Terpene
Ayurvedic Dosha (Balances): Vata
Scent: Balsamic, Woody, Spicey
For Skin Type: Mature, Dry
Cautions: Not during Pregnancy
Physical Uses: Cough, coughing spasm, dysmenorrhea, colds, flu, laryngitis, cystitis, mucus, scar, wrinkles, tonic, seditive to the nervous system, balancing menstrual & menopausal symptoms.
Mental/Emotional Uses: Anxiety, tension, depression, chronic stress, grounding & calming .
Other Uses: Meditation, clearing stagnant energy, slows breathing, religious ceremony
Blends Well With: Flower, Peel, Resin, Root, Spice and Wood oils.
Possible Substitutions: Myrrh
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Foundation Level, 1999-2010.
Lawless, Julia, The Complete Illustrated Guide To Aromatherapy, Boston,MA, Element Books Limited, 1997, page 180.
This website is informational use only. All frankincense information is commonly and generally recognized to be such as listed. As with any product, if a rash appears, discontinue use. In case of accidental ingestion, (of more than a drop or two,) call your nearby poison control center for instructions. Use common sense caution: keep away from children and pets. If using in a burner, don’t leave the flame unattended or where tails may brush it. Keep frankincense oil out of ears, eyes and mucus membranes.