The Benefits of Frankincense



A cherished ancient oil used for sacred practices, as a perfume and in skin salves, frankincense is highly versatile in use and benefits for modern day. The chemical properties of frankincense may promote cellular health and aid in rejuvenating the skin. It can be applied to the skin to reduce the appearance of blemishes or other imperfections. One-to-two drops added in a veggie capsule and taken orally may support healthy cellular function.

The warm, spicy, clean and relaxing scent of frankincense oil promotes added satisfaction, peace and feelings of overall wellness when diffused. During the practice of yoga or meditation, its aroma can help focus intention. Frankincense can be blended with other essential oils to create various diffuser aromas.

For grounding

2 drops Frankincense

3 drops Siberian Fir

2 drops Douglas Fir

3 drops Grapefruit

2 drops Vetiver

OR

3 drops Frankincense

1 drop Spikenard

2 drops Lemongrass

2 drops Blue Tansy

3 drops Peppermint

 

For energizing

3 drops Frankincense

2 drops Peppermint

3 drops Lemon

4 drops Tangerine

OR

3 drops Frankincense

2 drops Wild Orange

2 drops Cinnamon

For calming

3 drops Frankincense

3 drops Bergamot

3 drops Lavender

OR

2 drops Frankincense

3 drops Bergamot

2 drops Ylang Ylang

OR

3 drops Frankincense

3 drops Vetiver

2 drops Lavender

2 drops Roman Chamomile

2 drops Sandalwood

OR

3 drops Frankincense

3 drops Eucalyptus

3 drops Arborvitae

For more information, contact Jen and Jeff Frey at 717-503-0673/717-580-5139, email PureOilCouple@gmail.com or visit PureOilCouple.com.

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