Frankincense- Sacra essential oil is slowly distilled from the resin of Frankincense trees which grow in the deep reaches of the southern Oman, an Arab country in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
Frankincense- Sacra essential oil exudes deep-warmth, sublime sweet-notes and balsamic, ancient earthiness. When diffused, it adds serenity, grounding and reflection. It is very supportive of meditation. Aromatherapists consider it to have the highest energetic resonance of all the Frankincense varietals.
This extra-precious essential oil enriches and softens stretched or stressed skin. Frankincense-sacra of antiquity has been favored for helping one address deeper emotional challenges that may manifest into physical issues. Its moisturizing effects are perfect for dry climates or undernourished skin types.
Frankincense essential oil is extracted from the resin harvested from Boswellia trees by slicing open the bark and allowing it to drip or ‘bleed’ out. This glistening resin then hardens into ‘tears’ which native residents call the ‘blood’ of the frankincense tree. The ritual gathering of Frankincense resin had gone on for many centuries and trees are revered and protected closely.
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Botanical Name: Boswellia sacra
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Resin
Blends Well With: Basil, Pine, Citruses and Woods
Aroma: Balsamic, resinous, earthy and true to Frankincense
Color: Mostly Clear
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Shelf Life: 1-2 Years
Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.
CAR ODORS: Combine 3 drops Frankincense Sacra, 2 drops Lemon, 2 drops Tangerine, 1 drop Peppermint and 1 drop Tea Tree in a glass bottle. Add a few drops to the car diffuser with windows closed for 10-15 minutes.
HUMP DAY: Get through the work day by adding 2 drops Frankincense Sacra, 2 drops Peppermint and 2 drops Lemon to the Ceramic Bloom Diffuser petals.
OIL FACE WASH: Combine 4 drops Frankincense Sacra, ½ oz Avocado carrier oil and 1.5 oz aloe vera. Massage onto face before rinsing with warm water. Shelf life: 1 week
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