Product Details

100% essential oil obtained by steam distillation of Frankincense (Boswellia spp.) gums

Product Claims

Products

Frankincense Essential Oil

Product Numbers

45517: Frankincense Essential Oil, 15 ml

Country

South Africa

Effective

April 2017

Supersedes

  • Quality and Safety
    • Organic
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • No genetically-modified DNA
    • Free of solvents, preservatives and synthetics
    • Not exposed to ionizing radiation/non-irradiated
    • Never tested on animals
    • Meets stringent quality specifications
    • Subjected to a number of quality tests for identity and purity (i.e., optical rotation and refractive index; specific gravity; organoleptic)
  • Benefits
    • Supports overall health
    • Often recommended, with lavender and orange essential oils, for a restful night’s sleep
    • Relaxing
    • Natural home cleanser
  • Background
    • Since the middle ages, essential oils have been widely used for supporting health, for cleansing, and for cosmetic applications
    • Frankincense resin has been used as incense in religious and cultural ceremonies throughout human recorded history
    • Frankincense is one of the most commonly used plants in aromatherapy
    • Frankincense essential oil is composed mainly of monoterpene and sesquiterpene molecules with small amounts of diterpenoids. These complex fats are responsible for the oil’s color and distinctive aroma.
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