Frankincense Essential Oil

(Boswellia carterii)
Frankincense (Boswellia carterii) has been sought after and traded since ancient times and plays a special role in many religious ceremonies. Diffuse Young Living Frankincense oil to refine your sense of purpose or add it to your beauty routine for a luxurious experience.

Frankincense essential oil has an earthy, uplifting aroma that’s perfect for grounding and spiritual connectedness. Create a safe and comforting environment when you diffuse or inhale this empowering oil—a perfect opportunity to collect your thoughts. When you seek purpose, or engage in prayer or meditation, use this oil to enhance your experience.

Distilled from the resin of trees in the Boswellia carterii tree family, Frankincense essential oil contains the naturally occurring constituent alpha-pinene, which is what gives it its distinctive rich, balsamic scent. Frankincense essential oil is an important ingredient in Young Living’s Brain Power™, Awaken™, Forgiveness™, and Highest Potential™ essential oil blends.

In addition to elevated spiritual experiences, the benefits of Frankincense essential oil include maintaining radiant skin. Its ability to smooth the look of healthy skin makes this oil a key part of Young Living’s Boswellia Wrinkle Cream™.

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Product Snapshot

Product Snapshot

Features & Benefits
  • Has a sweet, honey-like, and woody fragrance
  • Has a stimulating aroma
  • Promotes the appearance of healthy-looking skin
  • Reduces the appearance of uneven skin tones
  • Promotes feelings of relaxation and tranquility
Aromatic Profile
From the bottle: Fresh, subtle, woodsy aroma
Key Constituents
  • Alpha-pinene
  • Limonene
  • Sabinene
  • Beta-caryophyllene
  • Alpha-thujene
  • Incensole
Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients
Boswellia carterii†(Frankincense) oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
Suggested Uses

Suggested Uses

Applications
  • Add Frankincense to your daytime lotion or night cream for a custom moisturiser that highlights your natural beauty and helps to combat dry skin.
  • Add a few drops to V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex and use it in a massage after activity.
  • Incorporate Frankincense into your yoga ritual by diffusing it during your routine to promote feelings of relaxation and tranquility
  • Utilise the woodsy, balsamic notes of Frankincense in your cooking by incorporating a few drops into your recipes.
  • Add Frankincense essential oil to water, juice, or even your daily shot of NingXia Red®.
Where to Diffuse
  • Elevate your sacred space with the grounding, earthy aroma to help sustain your sense of connectedness.
  • Invite elevated spiritual experiences every day by diffusing this oil in your home.
Experience
Frankincense essential oil provides an aroma that is perfect for creating a grounding experience during yoga or meditation. It can also be used topically to promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin.
Label Directions
Topical: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed. Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.
Culinary: Add to food or drink recipes to create another layer of flavour.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark place.
Diffuser Blends
Meditate and Elevate Blend
  • 3 drops Wintergreen
  • 3 drops Geranium
  • 3 drops Lavender
  • 3 drops Frankincense
Calming & Grounding Blend
  • 4 drops Vetiver
  • 4 drops Lavender
  • 2 drops Frankincense
Love Yo Self Blend
  • 3 drops Frankincense
  • 1 drop Sandalwood
  • 1 drop Cinnamon Bark
Cautions:
Keep out of reach of children. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Flammable: Do not use near fire, flame, heat, or sparks. Do not store above room temperature.
Get to Know

Get to Know

Product Background
Frankincense essential oil is considered a holy oil in the Middle East, where it has been used in religious ceremonies for thousands of years and was one of the gifts given to Christ at his birth. Frankincense is mentioned in the Ebers Papyrus, an ancient Egyptian scroll from approximately 1500 BCE, that documents its use.
Young Living distills Frankincense oil from the resin of Boswellia carterii trees located in northern Africa, near the Arabian Peninsula. Frankincense is a key ingredient in many products, including Boswellia Wrinkle Cream, Brain Power™, Awaken™, Highest Potential™, and Forgiveness™.
Scientific name: Boswellia carterii
Botanical family: Burseraceae
Region(s) grown: Somalia
Plant part used: Gum/resin
Extraction method: Steam distilled from gum/resin
YL Region: Most Young Living Frankincense essential oil comes from Somalia.