Frankincense Resin 100Gms
Frankincense has a woody spicy smell. It originates from the Middle East, known as the ‘holy anointing oil’.
One of the gifts offered to the baby Jesus. Commonly used by the Ancient Egyptians as, an offering to the Gods, to fumigate the sick and banish evil spirits. Traded for on the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa for more than 5000years. A mural depicting sacks of Frankincense traded from the Land of Punt adorns the walls of the temple of Ancient Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut who died in 1458 B.C.E. Frankincense is part of ‘Ketoret’ (consecrated incense used in the Temple services in Jerusalem). The ‘lost city of Ubar’ is believed to have been the centre of the frankincense trade. Along the recently rediscovered “incense road” Ubar , was rediscovered in the 1990’s and, . is now under archaeological excavation. One of the more commonly seen uses of frankincense was done by the Egyptians. They would grind the resin into what is called ‘kohl’ and it is famously seen as the distinctive black eyeliner in many Egyptian artworks. It was also used in face masks, believed to protect and rejuvenate their skin.
It has been shown to have cicatrisant properties which mean it helps scars to fade be it due to surgery, chicken pox, acne, stretchmarks. It has a calming effect on the mind helping to create an inner peace. Soothing to the respiratory tract as well as urinary tract. Bringing relief to muscular aches and pain especially arthritis. Been shown to help with many health issues including the following:
Wound healing, skin inflammation, bronchitis, colds, coughs, voice loss, anxiety, depression, poor circulation, nightmares, PMT, mucus congestion, poor skin tone, boils, acne, insomnia, arthritis, asthma, digestive disturbances and more.
Frankincense is also being studied for its potential to treat cancer. Scientists have observed that theres an agent in this oil that not only stops cancer from spreading, but also induces cancerous cells to close themselves down.
We recommend using the RESIN for INTERNAL use and the Essential Oil for external use. You can use the resin by making frankincense water or chewing on a few granules daily.
Ingredients: 100% Boswellia serrata (resin) from Ethiopia.
Available in clear glass hexagonal jar – 100gms.