An essential oil commonly used in aromatherapy, frankincense oil is typically sourced from the resin of the Boswellia carterii or Boswellia sacra tree. Also called olibanum, frankincense oil has a sweet, woody scent. Frankincense can also be used in skin care when diluted with a carrier oil.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Cautions: A skin patch test should be done before using any new essential oil. Additionally, essential oils shouldn't be applied to skin undiluted. Do not ingest. Pregnant or nursing women and children should consult their health care providers before using essential oils.