Frankincense has a balsamic woody, spicy aroma that has been used for thousands of years in religious ceremonies. Frankincense when inhaled slows and deepens the breath, making it the formost oil used in meditation practices. Psychologically, it relieves stress, calms the nerves, and uplifts the spirits.
Its medicinal benefits are that it not only slows the breath, but is helpful in lifting chest tensions, and coughing spasms. It can ease PMS and menopausal symptons.
It is also helpful in softening fine lines and wrinkles on mature skin, it tones and rejuvenates all skin types. Egyptian women used to grind the resin and use it for eyeliner.
This is a resinous scent from the Boswellia carterii tree found in Oman, and it is ethically wildcrafted.