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5 benefits of frankincense oil and how to use its properties

Frankincense oil is extracted from the tree Boswellia Carterii, found in the Somali region and since ancient times has been used to take care of mental, physical and emotional health. To learn more about it, Dr. Karen of A. Klocker (Crefito: 99704-f), who specializes in integral health and essential oils, from Planes Medical Center, spoke more about its benefits. Follow the article!

What is frankincense oil

Frankincense oil is indicated as a stimulant, antidepressant, for insomnia and for respiratory problems. In addition to being used in body and facial aesthetics. The average value of the product is R$ 130 and it is necessary to verify the origin of the product and the brand of choice, to be sure that you are really buying the essential oil.

In addition, the integral health expert reported that “there are reports that frankincense oil is used in countries such as China, Africa, India and the Middle East and that the Egyptians and Greeks used frankincense resin to preserve and rejuvenate the skin. In traditional Chinese medicine, the oil is used to complement the treatment of diseases such as leprosy, gonorrhea and cancer, due to the chemical components found in the oil that improve blood circulation and have analgesic action.”

5 Frankincense Oil Benefits You Didn’t Know

The following are the main benefits of frankincense oil cited by Dr. Karen. Check it out:

  • Helps in the treatment of anxiety: the specialist said that the essential oil “is useful for treating anxiety, as it has properties that slow down breathing and produce a feeling of calm. In addition, the oil also has psychoactive properties, being widely used for meditation.”
  • Skin Rejuvenator: “A true skin tonic, frankincense oil smoothes wrinkles and promotes hydration, vitality for tired and mature skin.”
  • Controls the oiliness of the skin: “it helps to control the oiliness of the skin, as it has astringent properties, being also effective against cuts, wounds, ulcerations, pimples and inflammation”, explained Dr. Karen.
  • Relieves pain: the expert reported that the oil can also help relieve chronic muscle and joint pain.
  • It reduces some cases of inflammation: “it reduces the levels of inflammation and relieves pain in cases of arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatic disorders and muscle pain”, he highlighted.

For centuries, frankincense oil has been considered sacred by some cultures and was widely used as incense in religious ceremonies. For ancient people believed that the woody aroma established a connection with the divine.

Frankincense oil contraindications to watch out for

According to the specialist, it is necessary to avoid contact of the oil with the eyes, ears and sensitive areas. And, in case of pregnancy, it is important to consult a doctor before starting any treatment with the oil.

How to use frankincense oil

Want to know more about frankincense oil, indications and ways to use it? We have selected some videos that present more information about this essential oil. It’s worth watching!

Main benefits and how to use frankincense oil

Essential oils have been good options for natural treatments that, in addition to promoting several benefits, usually do not have contraindications. In this video, you will learn more about frankincense oil and how to use it!

Frankincense oil for skin blemishes

This essential oil is also often very effective in softening skin blemishes, as well as helping to treat acne, pimples and wrinkles. Learn more by watching the video and learn how to use it!

Emotional and vibrational aspects of frankincense oil

In addition to the physical health benefits, the oil also supports emotional and mental health. Watch the video and check out the possibilities of use for this purpose!

If you prefer to look for natural alternatives to take care of your health, enjoy and learn more about aromatherapy, its benefits and main essential oils.

The information contained on this page is for informational purposes only. They do not replace the advice and follow-up of doctors, nutritionists, psychologists, physical education professionals and other specialists.

Erika Balbino

Graduated in Letters and post-graduated in Digital Journalism. Passionate about books, plants and animals. She loves to travel and research other cultures. She writes on a variety of subjects, especially health, wellness, beauty and behavior.

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