Frankincense Benefits for Beauty and Healing

Frankincense benefits

The word Frankincense is derived from the French term “Franc incense” meaning “high-quality incense”.

In English “Frankincense” /ˈfraŋkɪnsɛns/ also known as Olibanum/


In Arabic  “اللبان الذكر” (al-lubān).

 Frankincense gum is obtained from the aromatic resin of the genus Boswellia Carterii or Serrata trees that are commonly grown in some Arab countries such as Yemen,  Oman, and North Africa. The best types of Frankincense are Yemeni and Omani.

Boswellia Carterii trees consist of a homogenous mix of about :

70/% resin,25% of dum, and 7% of essential oil.

Frankincense has been used for thousands of years by many civilizations for its healing and therapeutic properties.

Frankincense has many medicinal benefits. Let’s discover together its amazing uses that you need to consider if you care about your health.

 Frankincense Benefits

1. Breathing Oral health: Frankincense prevents and protects viral and bacterial diseases caused by flu and lung issues.

2. Frankincense increases collagen production that slows the aging process and regenerates skin cells.

3.Frankincense has anti-inflammatory properties that keep the skin healthy, smooth, and tight.

4.Aromatherapy: frankincense is rich with anti-oxidants and antiseptic properties that eliminate toxins and relieve anxiety.

5.Additionally, frankincense treats chronic bronchitis that is caused by viruses, bacteria, cold, and flu.

6.Stomach ache and problems of digestion:

  • Soak green frankincense in water overnight and drink it when you wake up. It will help you get rid of nausea and relieve stomach gas.

7.In addition, frankincense essential oil is an effective anti-infection that treat wounds, scratches, burns, and scars.

      8.Facial steam

  • Firstly, take a pot of boiling water. Secondly, add a few drops of frankincense oil. Thirdly, Cover your face with a towel and breath deeply.
  • This process will help your facial skin relax and prepare it for deep cleaning.

9.Moreover, frankincense oil rejuvenates skin cells, gets rid of wrinkles, and fine lines.

10.Whiten your teeth and get rid of bad breath

  •  Mix frankincense oil with baking soda. Brush your teeth with this mixture and rinse with water.
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