The Amazing Health Benefits of Frankincense Essential Oil

by Daniel / Jun 06, 2017 / 0 comments

This oil is native to Somaliland where it has been used for religious purposes for a long time. It is also used in aromatherapy for relieving stress, fighting cancer and reducing inflammation among many other health benefits.

You can use this oil by applying on the skin or sniffing it, there is no need to dilute frankincense essential oil but you should do so if you have sensitive skin. The following are the health benefits of using frankincense oil:

It Relieves Indigestion Problems

Put two drops of frankincense essential oil (therapeutic grade) in a glass of water and drink the mixture. This is an age-old way of getting rid of indigestion problems such as constipation and gas.

Good for Your Skin

This oil has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that delay the aging process. Applying frankincense oil on your skin gets rid of wrinkles and fine lines. You can also use it to fight acne, psoriasis, eczema and is good for darks scars and stretch marks. If you have sensitive skin, dilute with carrier oil.

Eases Muscle and Joint Pains

Add frankincense essential oil to your favorite lotion and massage on the problematic parts to get rid of stiffness, inflammation and pain.

Mind Relaxation

You can sniff frankincense oil or fill it in the air to enjoy its relaxing effects. It is good for those with insomnia and stress.

Restoring Hormonal Balance

This oil is good for women during their periods. It is also good for some of the symptoms of hormonal imbalance such as nausea, headaches and mood swings.

Killing Disease Causing Microbes

Frankincense essential oil kills microbes that cause oral sores, wounds and bad breath. Other studies have shown that it eliminates cancer cells that resist cancer treatment.

When buying frankincense oil you should pick the therapeutic grade to enjoy these health benefits.