Frankincense oil soothes and calms the mind, slowing down and
deepening breathing and is excellent for use when meditating. It also
helps to calm anxiety and obsessive states linked to the past.
On the respiratory tract, it clears the lungs and helps with
shortness of breath, asthma, bronchitis, laryngitis, coughs and colds.
It can be useful to ease heavy periods. It is also most helpful
Frankincense oil is said to help rejuvenate an ageing skin, is a skin
tonic and is effective with sores, carbuncles, wounds, scars and skin
Frankincense is one of the oils that can really calm and soothe the
whole body and mind. It eases all aches and pains, clears the lungs and
acts as a skin tonic.
Burners and vaporizers
In vapor therapy, frankincense can be used for bronchitis, colds,
coughs and voice loss, as well as to calm the mind, reduce anxiety and
cultivating internal peace and placing past obsessive states into
Frankincense oil can be used in a blended massage oil or diluted in
the bath for colds, coughs, bronchitis, rheumatism, chilliness, poor
circulation, exhaustion, nightmares, heavy periods, respiratory problems
and mucus congestion. It also has a good astringent effect on the skin
and perks up older more mature skin and helps wounds, sores and ulcers
Wash or use as a compress
To promote healing and prevent ugly scarring on wounds, add a few
drops to the water when washing the wound. For cracked skin and bed
sores, apply gently (suitably diluted) directly on to affected areas or
use as a compress.