The Benefits and Uses of Frankincense Essential Oil


Something that has been used for thousands
of years in the realm of therapy and healing is aromatherapy; particularly, the use of
essential oils. Essential oils are made from leaves, stems
and roots of plants that are well-known for having health benefits. You may have heard of the essential oil frankincense,
but do you know what it is or what benefits it holds? This popular aromatherapy ingredient is used
in cosmetics and in incense burners across the world. Frankincense has many other properties that
you can benefit from: Vulnerary When diluted, frankincense can be used on
cuts and wounds to heal your injuries faster, as well as protect them from infection. Frankincense can even heal internal wounds
by ingesting the oil. Respiratory Issues Frankincense can help soothe a bothersome
cough and rid your body of phlegm. It can relieve congestion and help to relax
your breathing passageways. Therefore, frankincense can reduce asthma
attacks and boost your immune system with its antiseptics. It can help to ease body pain, headaches,
and toothaches, as well as regulate your body temperature. Astringent Frankincense oil has many cleaning properties
that can be used to clean and strengthen the roots of your hair, lift your skin, strengthen
your gums, and contract your muscles, intestines, and blood vessels. It can even help with preventing the loss
of your teeth and hair, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, relieve diarrhea,
and strengthen your intestines, abdominal muscles, and limbs. It can even be used as a coagulant, which
helps your body to stop bleeding after experiencing a wound or a cut. Immune System Frankincense is very effective in killing
germs. The smoke and fumes from burning the frankincense
plant can even kill germs and disinfect the air where it touches. Frankincense can protect any cuts or wounds
from tetanus and any other disease. It can even protect your internal wounds and
prevent infections from developing. Carminative Frankincense can even help to remove gas from
your body and prevent it from building up in the first place. When gas is removed from your intestines,
you will also experience relief in stomach issues such as indigestion, uneasiness, abdominal
pain, and excessive sweating. Tonic Frankincense oil is considered a tonic, as
it tones and increases your overall health. All your major systems within your body benefit
from this essential oil, including the digestive system, excretory system, respiratory system,
and the nervous system. It also strengthens your immune system, which
allows you to be strong and protected against harmful toxins. Cicatrisant Frankincense oil is especially helpful in
skin health and anti-aging properties. When applied to the skin, or inhaled, frankincense
can fade scars, boils, acne, and pox quickly. This also rings true for stretch marks, surgery
marks and cracks in the skin that are especially common with pregnancy and the delivery of
babies. Digestive This essential oil an even help in the way
your body’s digestive system works without any ill side-effects. Frankincense speeds up the release of gastric
juice, bile and acids in your stomach and helps to move food throughout your intestines. This creates an all-around improvement in
your digestion. Oral Health The same characteristics of frankincense that
keep your body free of infection can even help in your oral health. It can fight bad breath, mouth sores, toothaches,
cavities, and any other oral infections. You can find products on the market that include
frankincense oil in their mixture. You can even make your own toothpaste using
frankincense oil and baking soda. Likewise, you can make a mouthwash using water
and peppermint oil. Emmenagogue Frankincense oil can help to delay menopause
from occurring. It can even help to reduce symptoms of menses
and Post-Menstrual Syndrome. These can include: nausea, fatigue, mood swings,
and pain in the abdominal region. Anti-Aging Frankincense helps with creating healthy cells
within your body, as well as keeping the existing cells and tissues healthy. That means that frankincense is great for
anti-aging regimes, as it helps to remove wrinkles around your eyes and cheeks, to eliminate
sun spots, and to tighten your skin. Diuretic Since frankincense oil increases your urination
and helps you to lose water weight, it is a great diuretic. It also helps rid your body of fat, sodium,
uric acid, and other toxins, all while lowering your blood pressure. Again, this oil provides these benefits without
any ill side-effects. Stress and Anxiety Frankincense oil even provides you with a
feeling of peace and relaxation. Therefore, it is very helpful in treating
stress and anxiety. It can even help you to become more insightful. When you begin feeling stressed or anxious,
add frankincense essential oil to a diffuser or a vaporizer. It will help you breathe more deeply, reduce
your blood pressure and return to a calm state. Uterine A little-known fact about frankincense is
that it can help your body to produce estrogen. It also can decrease the chances of tumors
or cysts from forming in your uterus. Therefore, it is an effective tool against
uterine cancer. Frankincense is beneficial during pre-menopausal
times, as well, since it helps to regulate the menstrual cycle. It can also treat other gynecological conditions
in women. Other Benefits Frankincense can help with pain and discomfort
caused by arthritis. It can also heal wounds, boils, acne, insomnia,
circulation issues and other types of inflammation. It is important to note that frankincense
essential oil should not be used at any point during pregnancy, as it acts as an emmenagogue
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