The king of all oils is definitely frankincense oil, It has a long history of being used for many medical issues. There isn’t much that this oil can’t do. This oil comes from boswellias, it is extracted from their bark to be exact. The sap which is a milky white color is quick to harden to a resin and can then be scraped off the tree in droplets often pear-shaped. Today this oil is acquired by steam distillation of the resin.
These days, this oil has different therapeutic values.
Uses of Frankincense Oil:
1. Helps scrapes, wounds from burns and cuts
If you want to achieve better results, first you have to apply lavender oil and afterwards apply frankincense oil. When these oils are combined they can do wonders.
2. Neurological support
Frankincense is probably the best oil I know of for neurological support. It helps with the function of the central nervous system in particular. Whether it’s helping with clarity of thinking, or balancing the emotions, frankincense has a lot of benefits to offer.
3. Reduce and fade scars
You just have to combine coconut oil and a little bit of frankincense and rub the mixture directly on the skin.
4. Stimulates the immune system
Massage the balls of your feet using a little bit of frankincense oil and this will boost your immune system. What’s more, you can diffuse the oil in your home for maximum results.
5. Reduce stress and anxious feelings
Frankincense oil does a great job calming your nerves. It can give you feelings of relaxation, peace and calmness. It advisable to use this oil if you experience stress, anxiety or depression. Just rub a few drops mixed in a carrier oil on the back of the neck when you feel stressed.
6. Hormones and memory
Frankincense oil is able to balance your hormones and improve your memory.
7. Aging skin
Add a few drops to your daily moisturizer.
8. Head tension
Frankincense can be used to relieve conditions where pain and tension are present.
Put up to six drops in a sink or bowl filled with very hot water then bend over the sink with a towel draped over your head to contain the steam. Breathe in the vapors for at least five minutes, adding more hot water as needed. Be careful not to scald yourself; the water should be hot, not boiling.
10. Relieve itching
This will bring almost immediate relief when dealing with an itchy rash or bug bite.
11. Joint pain and swelling
This oil can reduce swelling and joint pain just rub it on achy joints throughout the day and watch the magic happen.
12. Clear up problem skin
Dab one drop on stubborn spots morning and night.
With a diffuser add 5 – 6 drops of the frankincense oil. Afterwards, breathe in calmly and open your senses to make a pleasant atmosphere. What’s more use this oil as a perfume, which will improve your mood.
14. Removes skin tags, warts and moles
3 to 4 times daily add one drop, until the problem disappears.
15. Improves vision
Take 1 – 2 drops of frankincense oil in your palm and rub your index fingers with it. Massage the temples and this will improve your vision and clear things for you.
16. Eliminates musty odors
In a small pot filled with water add few drops of the oil and place it in your room.
17. Oral health
Mixing this with coconut oil makes a sort of homemade toothpaste that prevents toothaches, cavities, and canker sores.
18. Promote sleep
Studies show that the quality of our sleep affects our weight, mood, stress levels and so on. Well, inhaling frankincense oil before you sleep will help you sleep deeply.
19. Enhance the efficacy of other essential oils
When you combine it with other oils they will become more powerful.