Frankincense - 5 ml
Frankincense (Boswellia carterii)
This oil is antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent, carminative, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, sedative, emmenagogue and cicatrisant. It’s very effective for anxiety, stress and depression since it is uplifting and sedative at the same time. It’s very good for balancing the menstrual cycle and it lessens PMS, menstrual cramps and is good during menopause. It’s expectorant and antitussive and is therefore an excellent ingredient in all cold remedies. The oil is good for oily and mature skin since is reduces wrinkles, reduces the skins sebum production and prevents scarring.
Active ingredients: E.g. Alpha Pinene, Actanol, Linalool, Acetate and Incensol.
Essential oils are 75 – 100 times stronger than tea.
Essential oils are good for home use as stimulants or relaxants for the nervous system and they can be used in many ways.
Bath: Put 5 – 10 drops of pure essential oil into bathwater.
Inhalation: Put 3 – 6 drops in a bowl of hot water, put a towel over your head and breathe deeply in the steam for 5 – 10 minutes. You can also put one drop in your palm and inhale deeply, the chemicals in the oils go straight to your brain and have an immediate effect.
Perfume: Some oils are suitable to use as perfume.