Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense essential oil (Boswellia carterii) has a broad range of uses, from enhancing spiritual and meditative practice to use in beauty routines. Frankincense has an earthy, uplifting aroma that’s perfect for grounding and spiritual connectedness.
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 moisturizer to highlight your natural beauty and promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin and even skin tones.
  • Add a few drops to V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex and use it in a massage after activity.
  • Invite elevated spiritual experiences every day by diffusing this oil in your home.
  • Incorporate Frankincense into your yoga ritual by diffusing it during your routine to promote feelings of relaxation and tranquility.
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.
DIRECTIONS
Topical: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as needed.
DIFFUSER BLENDS
The East Coast
Snuggle by the Fire
  • 3 drops Bergamot
  • 3 drops Light the Fire™
  • 2 drops Frankincense
  • 1 drop Northern Lights Black Spruce
CAUTIONS: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. 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
ADDITIONAL NAMES: Olibanum, Oil from Lebanon. The name is derived from the Medieval French word for “real incense.”
REGION FOUND: Somalia
PLANT PART USED: Gum/resin
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
YL REGION: Most Young Living Frankincense essential oil comes from Somalia.
Frankincense essential oil joined the Young Living family in 1994.