BOTANICAL NAME: Boswellia sacra
Frankincense EO is obtained by steam distillation of the gum resin.
Frankincense Essential Oil, 0.5 fl. oz.
- Characterized by a sweet, balsamic aroma. Often used in face creams and oils for aging skin. To make a calming mist: 10 drops frankincense, 4 drops sweet orange, 4 drops lavender, 1 oz. water in a mister. IF PREGNANT, SUFFERING FROM ANY MEDICAL CONDITION, OR TAKING MEDICATION, CONSULT A HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER BEFORE USE. AVOID EYES AND MUCOUS MEMBRANES. DILUTE PROPERLY • MAY IRRITATE SKIN. NOT FOR INTERNAL USE. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
The ground ash from burnt FRANKINCENSE, known as kohl, was used to create the distinctive eye makeup of ancient Egypt.