Frankincense ~ How I Love You!

Frankincense essential oil is an incredibly useful product that is used as often today as it was thousands of years ago. Ancient religious texts have referred to the amazing value of frankincense as a natural healing solution for the mind and the body. In fact, even today, frankincense is frequently referred to as the “king of oils.”

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Relieve Debilitating Stress Naturally and Safely

When frankincense essential oil is inhaled, it triggers the brain to release chemicals that calm the mind and ease emotional tension. For this reason, many people choose to add a few drops of frankincense essential oil to their bath at the end of a long day.

This oil can slow down the nervous system, encouraging longer, slower breaths and a normal heart rate. In fact, frankincense essential oil is considered to be a natural sedative (source).

The Stress-Relieving Inhalation Method for Deep Relaxation (Requires an Oil Diffuser)

  1. Remove the lid from the top of your oil diffuser.

  2. Fill the tank of the oil diffuser with water. Be careful not to exceed the maximum fill line.

  3. Remove the cap from a bottle of frankincense essential oil. Tilt the bottle so that the spout of the bottle is leaning toward the tank of water.

  4. By tapping your finger against the side of the bottle of oil, release four to five drops of oil into the water.

  5. Place your oil diffuser in the room you plan to occupy.

  6. Plug the oil diffuser into an outlet and turn it on.

  7. Sit in an area that is close to the oil diffuser and concentrate on taking deep breaths through your nose.

Keep Cuts and Scrapes Safe from Infection Painlessly

Frankincense essential oil can heal wounds such as cuts and scrapes very quickly. Because of its antiseptic properties, the skin will heal faster and the risk of contracting an infection will be enormously reduced (source).

Studies show that the antimicrobial properties in Frankincense will fight off infections as well, especially when combined with myrrh essential oil (source).

The Quick and Painless Topical Application Method

  1. Immediately after getting a cut or scrape, remove the cap from your bottle of frankincense oil.

  2. Turn the bottle of oil upside down and place it directly above the cut or scrape.

  3. Tap the side of the bottle with your finger to release one to three drops of the oil onto the affected area. The amount of drops to use depends on the size of the cut or scrape.

  4. Cover the affected area with a bandage to avoid an infection.

Fight Tooth Decay and Gum Disease by Maintaining a Healthy and Fresh-Smelling Mouth

Because frankincense essential oil is an effective disinfectant, it can help you maintain optimal oral health. Its strong, pleasant smell will mask bad breath. Its anti-inflammatory properties can ease sensitive gums. Plus, its healing abilities can eliminate painful canker sores (source).

Indian traditional medicine has been using frankincense essential oil to maintain good oral hygiene for centuries. Recently, a study has demonstrated frankincense essential oil’s ability to fight plaque as well as periodontal disease (source).

The Daily Rinse Method for Improving Overall Oral Health

  1. Fill a clean 20oz bottle with water after removing its cap.

  2. Remove the lid from a bottle of frankincense oil.

  3. Position the frankincense oil bottle upside down and hold it directly over the mouth of the bottle of water.

  4. Shake the bottle of frankincense oil, allowing about 30 drops to fall into the water.

  5. Tightly place the cap back onto the bottle. Shake it vigorously for about 30 seconds.

  6. Use this solution as an oral rinse twice each day. Pour approximately one tablespoon into your mouth, swish it around for 60 seconds and spit it out into the sink.

Look a Decade Younger by Fighting the Signs of Aging

Frankincense essential oil is a powerful astringent that will clean the skin thoroughly while protecting skin cells from sun damage and environmental damage. It can even out the tone of the complexion while eliminating sun spots and age spots. Frankincense essential oil can also improve skin’s elasticity which often decreases as we age (source).

Frankincense essential oil’s Cytophylactic properties encourages the regeneration of healthy skin cells that leave skin looking young and glowing. It can even eliminate the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines when applied topically on a daily basis (source).

Get Quick Relief from Crippling Headaches without Strong Medications

Frankincense essential oil is known to cure headaches thanks to its monoterpene compounds that are found within the frankincense resin. These compounds have high anti-inflammatory properties that can eliminate headaches effectively and quickly. Frankincense essential oil works to relieve headaches by opening up blood vessels that are constricted and by reducing tension within the muscle tissue.

To use frankincense essential oil to treat a headache, simply place a drop of the oil on each temple and under the roof of the mouth.

The Quick and Easy Topical Application Method for Headache Relief

  1. Twist the cap off of a bottle of frankincense essential oil.

  2. Turn the bottle upside down and place the spout against your index finger.

  3. With the index finger of your other hand, gently tap the top of the bottle to release a drop of oil onto your finger.

  4. With the finger that is covered in frankincense oil, dab the space under the roof of your mouth.

  5. Repeat the process of extracting a drop of oil onto your finger twice for each temple. Each time you apply a drop of oil to one temple, massage it in a circular motion until it has been fully absorbed into the skin.

Say Goodbye to Muscle and Joint Pain by Reducing Inflammation

Because of the anti-inflammatory properties found in the frankincense resin, this essential oil can work just as well as an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication for the relief of muscle and joint pain. Simply apply the oil topically to the affected area. The blood vessels will open up and tension in the muscle and joint tissue will decrease.

Discover True Immune System Power to Fight Diseases of All Kinds

According to a recent study, frankincense essential oil contains a chemical that is similar to steroids and is capable of boosting the immune system’s ability to function while fighting inflammation that can cause the immune system to attack the body (source).

Frankincense oil also has antiseptic properties which means that it inhibits the growth of disease-causing microorganisms. These microorganisms can deplete the immune system over time, making one more susceptible to diseases.

Additionally, the symptoms of several inflammatory disorders that decrease the immune system’s ability to function properly can be relieved with frankincense essential oil. Some of these disorders include Crohn’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, bronchial asthma, osteoarthritis and ulcerative colitis (source).

The Immunity-Boosting Oral Tonic for Daily Use

  1. Each morning, fill a tall drinking glass with water.

  2. Remove the cap from a bottle of frankincense essential oil.

  3. Position the bottle of frankincense oil at an angle so that its spout is facing the mouth of the glass of water.

  4. Tap the side of the bottle with one finger, allowing three drops to fall into the water.

  5. Stir the water for 15 seconds with a spoon.

  6. Drink the entire glass of water.

Get Rid of that Pesky Cough for Good by Soothing Your Respiratory Tract

Frankincense essential oil can break up phlegm in the lungs and its anti-inflammatory properties can ease a swollen and irritated throat. Therefore, this essential oil makes a fantastic cough suppressant (source).

The Cough-Killing Deep Inhalation Method

  1. Pour three tablespoons of a thin carrier oil such as olive oil or sweet almond oil into a small bowl.

  2. Remove the cap from a bottle of frankincense essential oil. Turn it upside down over the bowl.

  3. With one finger, tap the side of the bottle of frankincense oil to release about 8 drops into the bowl containing the carrier oil.

  4. Stir this mixture thoroughly with a small whisk so that the oils are blended.

  5. Dip your fingertips into the bowl and massage the oil combination into the skin on the chest using a circular motion. Keep massaging the oil into the skin until it is completely absorbed.

Achieve Relief from Anxiety without Scary Medications

Thanks to its sedative nature, frankincense essential oil can work as a treatment for anxiety. During an anxiety attack, the sufferer may experience raised blood pressure, rapid heart rate, fast breathing and racing thoughts. Frankincense essential oil can actually alleviate all of these symptoms thanks to its unique chemical compounds (source).

To reap the most benefits from frankincense essential oil in order to cure anxiety, pour several drops directly into a hot bath. Alternatively, you can add a few drops to an oil diffuser so that the smell permeates your home, keeping you in a relaxed state all day long.

Treat the Flu and the Common Cold Naturally and Quickly

Frankincense essential oil has been used for many years as a treatment for the inflammation associated with certain diseases like the flu. The United States National Library of Medicine recognizes the combination of myrrh and frankincense essential oils as a way to prevent the contraction of the flu and the common cold (source). As an anti-inflammatory, frankincense acts the same way that commercial anti-inflammatory medications do when it comes to easing cold and flu-related symptoms such as body aches, fever, headaches and swollen airways

Frankincense essential oil can also break up mucus and phlegm that is blocked in the sinuses, throat and lungs.

Treat Cancer by Killing Cancer Cells Naturally

Some studies suggest that frankincense essential oil is capable of killing cancer cells thanks to its AKBA compounds. This seems to be the case for only certain cancers such as uterine cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer and ovarian cancer (source).

Many believe that frankincense essential oil’s ability to combat cancer cells has to do with its antiseptic properties that boost the immune system so that it can fight off diseases.

Experience the Deep Sleep You Deserve with Aromatherapy

Because of its ability to slow down the nervous system and relax the mind, frankincense essential oil acts as an effective sleep aid. Frankincense can slow down breathing, calm down racing thoughts and lower blood pressure. By simply pouring a few drops of this oil onto your pillow at night, you can sleep more soundly and fall asleep sooner.

Soothe A Troubled Digestive Tract with this Powerful Digestive Aid

Frankincense essential oil can relieve gastrointestinal pain and discomfort with its anti-inflammatory properties. By ingesting a few drops of the oil, you will allow your digestive tract to relax. Once the digestive tract is relaxed, food and gas will pass through more easily.

Studies also show that frankincense’s anti-inflammatory properties can relieve many of the symptoms that are associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as well as ulcerative colitis.

Control Life-Threatening Asthma by Opening Up Airways

Frankincense has been used since ancient Egyptian times as an effective asthma treatment (source). Research shows that the chemical compounds in frankincense can effectively prevent the risk of having an asthma attack by keeping the airways open.

Enjoy a Healthy Urine Flow with this Natural Diuretic

Frankincense essential oil is an incredibly safe and natural diuretic that promotes urination and regulates the urinary system as a whole (source).

Fade Unsightly Scars and Stretch Marks with Nourishing Essential Oil

Frankincense essential oil has the unique ability to fade scars and stretch marks because it encourages the skin to heal very quickly. By rubbing frankincense essential oil on the affected area, the skin will regenerate at a faster rate and marks and scars will disappear sooner.

Find Relief from Insect Bites Quickly while Smelling Amazing

Because of its anti-inflammatory properties, frankincense essential oil can reduce pain, itching and swelling associated with insect bites quickly. You can simply apply a drop of the oil to affected area (source).

Maintain a Clean and Germ-Free Home in a Safe and Natural Way

Frankincense essential boasts a unique combination of antiviral, antimicrobial and antiseptic properties, making it a powerful disinfectant. By combining white vinegar with the oil, you can clean your house thoroughly and rid it of dangerous germs.

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