Frankincense or 'King of Oils' is known for its aromatic and healing properties. This warm, smoky, balsamic oil has long been associated with religious and spiritual practices.
Frankincense oil is best known for its calming, centering and tension reducing properties. Just one drop in the diffuser, and you'll feel the change in ambience, instantly leaving you grounded and calm.
It also has varying skin healing properties. Hello clear skin!
How to use
Frankincense oil is used extensively in topical applications and as an inhalant for its antiseptic, astringent, carminative, vulnerary, antidepressant properties.
Add just a drop or two to your diffuser to ebb your stress away or blend it with a one or other calming oils like Ollie’s mysore sandalwood or Ollie’s himalayan lavender oil to mix it up a bit to get a good night’s sleep!
Add a drop to your moisturising cream to instantly improve your skin appearance. This oil skin rejuvenating properties that will make your skin glow! You can also add it to a carrier oil like coconut oil or jojoba oil and massage it into your skin. Bye bye blemishes!
You can also dilute this oil in a carrier oil of your choice and massage it onto your body to alleviate painful and swollen joints, or heavy menstrual cycle, due to its anti inflammatory properties.
RECOMMENDED DIFFUSER RECIPE
2 drops himalayan lavender oil
2 drops somali frankincense oil
2 drops himalayan cedarwood oil
Where is it sourced?
Ollie’s frankincense oil is ethically sourced from Somaliland, a territory in Northern Somalia, because the tree is native and grows in this region. Somaliland Frankincense Oil is considered to be of very high quality because of its odour and composition that is unique to this region!
Ollie sources from farmers who harvest sustainably, thereby doing their part in ensuring the longevity of this truly amazing oil. Did you know? One the largest buyers of frankincense is the Vatican? It buys several million kilograms each year!
Like any essential oil, Somali Frankincense oil should be diluted when used topically. A good rule of thumb is several tablespoons of carrier oil to one or two drops of frankincense essential oil.