Extraction method: Steam distillation
Parts used: Oleo resin
Chakra Association: Visuddha (Throat), Ajna (Third Eye), Sahasrara (Crown)
Note Classification: Bottom
Aroma: Spicy, green, lemon-like, peppery
Traditional Uses: Frankincense was burned in ceremonies by the Ancient Egyptians. It has a long history of use as incense.
Properties: analgesic, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antioxidant, sedative, tonic
Mental & Emotional Effects: May be helpful for anxiety and nervousness. May also serve as support while working with issues related to forgiveness and compassion.
Blends well with: black pepper, myrrh, sandalwood, lavender, cinnamon, camphor, patchouli, geranium, and rose
Other Interesting Notes: Frankincense can grow without soil.
Safety Data: Generally Considered Safe. For external use only. Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the United States Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Color: Pale yellow or pale amber greenish
Odor: Strongly diffusive, fresh, green and balsamic
Refractive Index @ 20*C (ISO 280): 1.4748
Optical Rotation @ 20*C (ISO 592): -7.90*
Specific Gravity 20/20 (ISO 279): 0.870
Alpha Pinene: 31.80
Beta Pinene: 3.20
Beta Caryophylene: 3.60