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14 Genius Uses Of Frankincense Essential Oil

Uses Of Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense essential oil is extracted from a small sized tree or shrub called Boswellia, which is abundantly found near the Red Sea. The leaves of this tree look like feathers and the flowers are white and light pink in color. The frankincense essential oil is obtained after the resin of this tree is steam distilled. The oil has a woody and spicy aroma. It is very beneficial for our health due to anti-inflammatory, expectorant and antiseptic properties. Frankincense oil is astringent, diuretic and digestive in nature. Thus, the oil can solve many health problems. Use the oil after blending it with other oils and carrier oil. There are many ways to use the frankincense oil in different ways. We will explain some uses of this oil.

Following Are The 14 Genius Uses Of Frankincense Essential Oil:

1. Use The Oil For Cold, Flu, Cough, Strep Throat:

Use the frankincense essential oil to fight cold, flu, cough and pneumonia. For this, use the oil after diffusing at home or office. Besides this, applying the essential oil on the pulse points also helps a lot. It will also help in fighting the problem of strep throat. [1]

Use The Oil For Cold

2. Use The Oil For Stress And Fatigue:

Inhaling the vapors of the frankincense essential oil is very beneficial for reducing stress as well as nervous tension. Mix the oil with hot bath water filled in a tub. Soak the body in it, inhale the vapors and relax. Also, take the oil orally by mixing it with water and consuming it. Mix the oil with herbal tea and drink it. You can reduce stress and fatigue by massaging the frankincense essential oil on the forehead area. [2]

Use The Oil For Stress

3. Use The Oil For Healing Wrinkles:

Reduce and heal wrinkles on the skin by using the frankincense essential oil. For this, mix the oil with night lotion or moisturizing cream. Apply on the face to heal wrinkles. Also, you can mix frankincense oil with 1-2 drops sandalwood essential oil. Apply on the face. [3]

Wrinkles

4. Use The Oil Orally As A Dietary Supplement:

The frankincense essential oil can be used as a dietary supplement. Use the oil orally. For this, mix one drop of frankincense oil with one-teaspoon honey and consume it. Another way to use the oil is to add one drop of the oil with 4 oz beverage like soymilk or rice milk. Consume the drink. Do not do this remedy for children who are below six years of age. Also, use a higher dilution for children above six years of age. [4]

Dietary Supplement

5. Use The Oil For Removing Stretch Marks:

Get rid of the ugly stretch marks on the skin by using the frankincense essential oil with some other oils. Mix two drops frankincense oil with an equal amount of lavender essential oil and half amount of neroli essential oil. Add one-tablespoon carrier oil. Apply the oil mixture on the affected areas and do a gentle massage on the skin over the scars. [5]

Stretch Marks

6. Use The Oil For Bruises:

Use the frankincense essential oil for a faster healing of bruises. For this, make a spray with this oil after mixing it with some other essential oils. Mix the frankincense essential oil with geranium, lavender, cypress, and helichrysum essential oils. Add grain alcohol and distilled water. Fill in a spray bottle. Spray the liquid over the bruised area on the skin. [6]

Bruises

7. Use The Oil For Getting Strong Hair:

The frankincense essential oil can be used for strengthening the hair roots and solving hair problems. For this, mix the oil with a double amount of jojoba oil or any other oil carrier oil. It will make the hair roots very strong giving you healthy hair. [7]

Hair

8. Use The Oil For Asthma:

Reduce breathing problems caused by asthma and open the bronchial pathways by using frankincense essential oil with other oils in a massage blend. Mix five drops of frankincense oil with an equal amount of cypress and geranium essential oils. Add two-tablespoon vegetable carrier oil with the above. Mix and apply the oil mixture on your back and shoulders. Do massage with gentle strokes. [8]

Asthma

9. Use The Oil For Eczema Itching:

Stop the itching due to eczema and psoriasis by using the frankincense essential oil with other oils. For this, mix frankincense oil with yarrow and palmarosa essential oils. Add kukui nut oil and jojoba oil with the above. Apply the oil mixture on affected areas on the skin with eczema or psoriasis. [9]

Eczema

10. Use The Oil For Headache:

Reduce headaches by using the frankincense essential oil on the foot and inhaling its vapors. For this, mix the oil with a carrier oil. Apply it on the soles of your feet and do a massage. Mix peppermint oil with hot and boiling water. Cover the head with a towel and inhale the vapors for three minutes. Do this after one hour again. [10]

Headache

11. Use The Oil To Heal Scars:

Use the frankincense to heal scars on the skin. For this, mix the oil with some other oils and apply on the skin. Mix two drops of frankincense essential oil with an equal amount of helichrysum oil, calendula oil, carrot seed oil, myrrh oil, rose essential oil, blue chamomile oil. Add one-ounce rose hip seed oil and half-teaspoon flaxseed oil. Fill the oil mixture in a dark colored bottle. Apply the mixed oil over the scars on the skin. Massage the area for 1-2 minutes. Do this remedy thrice daily. The remedy is effective if done daily on a regular basis. [11]

 Heal Scars

12. Use The Oil To Heal The Mature Skin:

There are many benefits of using the frankincense essential oil for the healing of the mature skin in older women. Make a face cream for this purpose. Mix two drops of frankincense essential oil with an equal amount of rose oil. Add three-tablespoon rose hip seed oil and the liquid or oil of one capsule of Vitamin E. Mix all the above things. Apply the oil blend on the face like a cream. Dab the oil on the skin. [12]

13. Use The Oil As Toner And For Healing Dry Skin:

Use the frankincense oil as a toner. For this, mix the oil with water and apply on the face like a toner. Besides this, you can use the oil to heal dry skin. Mix frankincense essential oil with a carrier oil. Apply the oil mixture on the face with a massaging movement. The best oils for using as carrier oil are sweet almond oil and carrot oil. [13]

Dry Skin

14. Use The Oil To Uplift Your Mood:

It is possible to improve the mood by using the frankincense essential oil in different ways. If you are feeling low, inhale frankincense oil by sniffing it. Uplift your mood by using frankincense essential oil as a perfume. Sprinkle the oil on the pillow before sleeping at night for getting a good sleep and avoiding nightmares. [14]

Uplift Your Mood





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