Frankincense, a substance with a rich historical significance, continues to captivate us with its diverse applications in today’s world. This precious essential oil has stood the test of time, and its benefits extend far beyond what you might imagine. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore ten exceptional uses for Frankincense essential oil that can enhance your daily life.

What Makes Frankincense Essential Oil Unique?

Frankincense essential oil is derived from the resin of the Frankincense tree. Young Living’s Frankincense essential oil is carefully distilled from boswellia carterii trees found in the northern regions of Africa, near the Arabian peninsula. It is available in two convenient sizes: a 15 ml bottle for topical and aromatic use and a 5 ml bottle of Frankincense Vitality for dietary and internal use. Both bottles contain the same high-quality oil blend, with labels designed to help you distinguish their intended uses.

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10 Uses for Frankincense Essential Oil


Now that we have a good overview of what frankincense essential oil is all about, let’s take a dive into some of its benefits:

Brighten Your Skin

Do you dream of radiant, healthy skin? Frankincense essential oil can help. By adding approximately ten drops of Frankincense oil to one ounce of your favorite moisturizer (combined with five drops of Lavender), you can significantly improve your skin’s tone and texture. This simple addition to your skincare routine can work wonders.

Craft Your Own Facial Serum

Take control of your skincare with a DIY facial serum. Blend three drops of Frankincense essential oil and three drops of Lavender essential oil with one ounce of carrier oil, such as argan or rosehip oil. This luxurious serum will leave your skin feeling pampered and rejuvenated.

Strengthen Your Cuticles

Healthy nails start with strong cuticles. Mix one drop of Frankincense essential oil with four to five drops of coconut oil or your preferred carrier oil. Massage this nourishing serum into your cuticles to promote nail health and strength.

Find Calm After a Long Day

After a busy day, it’s essential to find moments of calm and relaxation. Add one to two drops of Frankincense essential oil to one teaspoon of carrier oil, then gently massage it onto your neck and temples. This soothing ritual can help you unwind and destress.

Elevate Your Mood

Frankincense essential oil can work wonders when you’re feeling overwhelmed or out of sorts. Simply apply one to two drops of Frankincense oil to your wrists and neck, and let its calming aroma uplift your spirits.

Support Your Overall Wellness

Maintaining overall wellness is a priority for many, and Frankincense Vitality can be a valuable addition to your routine. Add three to four drops of Frankincense Vitality to a spoonful of raw honey or an empty vegetable capsule for internal use. This dietary supplement can contribute to your wellness journey.

Promote Relaxation with a Bath

Create a luxurious bath experience by adding five drops of Frankincense essential oil to a cup of Epsom salts and one teaspoon of almond oil. This delightful blend helps promote relaxation after a long and hectic day.

Boost Your Toothpaste

Did you know that many natural toothpaste brands contain Frankincense or Myrrh? These botanical cousins offer oral health benefits. Enhance your dental hygiene routine by adding a drop of Frankincense Vitality to your toothbrush along with your favorite natural toothpaste. Brush your teeth, as usual, to harness the power of Frankincense for your oral wellness.

Elevate Your Yoga Practice

Yoga and stretching exercises are excellent for maintaining physical and mental well-being. To enhance your practice at home, diffuse six to ten drops of Frankincense essential oil. Its grounding and uplifting properties can help you connect with the present moment and find inner peace during your practice.

Spiritual Grounding and Meditation

Meditation and spiritual practices can greatly benefit from the calming influence of essential oils. Diffuse a blend of five drops of Lavender and five drops of Myrrh during your meditation sessions. This combination promotes a sense of purpose and grounding, allowing you to deepen your spiritual experience.

Frankincense essential oil is a valuable addition to any holistic wellness journey. With its versatile uses and remarkable benefits, it has earned its place as a timeless and cherished essential oil. Incorporate it into your daily rituals and discover the positive impact it can have on your physical and emotional well-being.



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What’s your favorite use for Frankincense essential oil? Please comment below and share with us.

Original article by Tracey Black at Don’t Mess with Mama.