How do I use Frankincense Essential Oil?

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You might be wondering, what exactly is Frankincense? What are the benefits of using Frankincense Essential Oil, and how can I use them? Let’s start with some background information!

Frankincense is extracted from the sap of Boswellia trees in the African and Arabian Regions. Its scent is earthy and it’s properties are known to have significant benefits! Now, 7 of the top ways to use Frankincense Essential Oil!

Time to include Frankincense Essential Oil as part of your daily skincare routine! Don’t have a routine? Now is the time to start! Apply 1-2 drops to your skin to reduce blemishes and help conceal those wrinkles! Frankincense helps to promote the regeneration on healthy cells as well as aiding in the overall health of your skin. You can dilute the oil by adding 2-3 drops of Frankincense to your favorite facial skin cream. Apply right before bed or after showering in the morning!   I love to add Frankincense to some Coconut oil and then apply to my face under my foundation.  I love it and it isn’t toxic.  WOOHOO!

You can also apply a couple of drops of oil to the bottom of your feet to help to regulate your mood. It also provides a soothing, and calming effect. After a long day at work, this sounds like the perfect opportunity to help relax for the evening!  Our family loves to use this therapeutic brand of essential oils check it out here.

Add a few drops to your diffuser at night during the cold and flu season to aid in detouring any sickness that could be making its way into your immune system. By being proactive about your health, you are less likely to end up ill, and if you do, you’ll be armed and ready to fight the sickness off!

Feeling stressed? Apply a couple of drops of Frankincense Essential Oil to your temples before bed, or after a tense situation. This will help to alleviate the stressors in your life and produces a long-lasting calming effect. This is especially ideal right before bed.

If you have a diffuser, place 3-4 drops of oil into the water compartment and turn it on while you are getting ready for the day. Ensuring your day is getting off to the right start is essential for success, and of course happiness!

Get bit by an insect or have a small cut? All you need is one drop of the Frankincense Essential Oil to help reduce swelling. Do not over saturate the cut or insect bite! Just 1 drop will do! If it’s anything short of a minor cut or bite, seek medical attention.

Lastly, if you’re suffering from aching muscles or arthritis, mix 2-3 drops of Frankincense Essential Oil with Unrefined Coconut Oil and massage the affected area before bed.

As you can see, the benefits of Frankincense Essential Oil is astounding! From skin wellness to aiding in the regeneration of muscle tissues and cells, Frankincense is a must-have essential oil!   course, it is important to speak with your Physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have any other medical conditions, before use.

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