Excellent for dry and mature skins due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Can also be used on oily skins in small quantities due to its natural astringency and after sun exposure. Frankincense oil is said to help rejuvenate an ageing skin, is a skin tonic and is effective with sores, wounds, scars and skin inflammation.
On the respiratory tract, it clears the lungs and helps with shortness of breath, asthma, bronchitis, laryngitis, coughs and colds.
It can be useful to ease heavy periods, is a general tonic to the uterus and has a calming effect during labour. It is also most helpful for rheumatism and has a positive impact on the urinary tract.
Antiseptic, astringent, carminative, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, sedative, tonic, uterine, vulnerary and expectorant.