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23 Reasons You Should Be Using Frankincense Essential Oil

Updated: Jul 10, 2020

Frankincense oil is extracted from the resin of the Boswellia Tree that is native to the southern Arabian peninsula, northeast Africa, and some parts of India. It is one of the oldest essential oils in history and has been used for centuries to relieve various health problems. Records indicate that the use of frankincense dates back as far as 5,000 years ago! It was used by the Babylonians, Egyptians, in Biblical times, and even by first century Arabians. Today, it is still held in vey high regard, and remains a valuable tool in natural medicinal practices.

Benefits of Frankincense Essential Essential Oil:

  • Supports healthy cellular function

  • Increase blood flow and better circulation

  • Reduces inflammation

  • Boosts immune system

  • Reduces skin discoloration and imperfections

  • Relieves stress by promoting feelings of wellness and relaxation

  • Improves your memory

  • Contains natural oral hygiene properties

  • Sleep aid

  • Astringent, kills harmful germs and bacteria

  • Regulates menstruation by balancing hormone levels

  • Prevents gas buildup

  • Reduces the appearance of scars and stretch marks

  • Helps with acne and related skin conditions

  • Natural cold and flu medicine

  • Relieves symptoms of indigestion

  • Anti-aging & helps ward off wrinkles

  • Acts as tonic

  • Promotes the reduction of water weight

  • Reduces respiratory issues

  • Keeps the uterus healthy

  • Speeds up healing process

  • Relieves pain associated with rheumatism and arthritis

Frankincense is definitely something that I think should be in everyone’s medicine cabinet. It truly is an extremely versatile and useful tool in helping with a lot of the ailments many of us deal with. A quick final note: While frankincense oil is a very useful medicinal product, it should not be used during pregnancy, since it does act as an emenagogue and astringent.

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