Frankincense has been used for literally thousands of years. From beauty products to embalming, to healing of skin. Not to mention it also being used to cleanse the air of sickness and disease. Together with myrrh the aroma could be used to cover the smell of death and so was used in burying practices that date back as far as the Egyptians .
There are so many benefits and uses for frankincense its properties include being antiseptic, expectorant, disinfectant, and a sedative just to name a few. The oil is also great for the immune system and is great to have on hand before cold and flu seasons start. The oil can also be used on the skin to help heal and fade scars. It has also been used to treat ulcers, hypertension, nausea and fevers.
Frankincense Face Cream
- 1/2 cup cocoa butter
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 2 Tbsp jojoba oil
- 2 Tbsp sweet almond oil
- 40 drops Frankincense essential oil