The frankincense tree native to this area,
Boswellia carteri, is named for the Edinburgh botanist
Johann Boswell and the English ship physician H.J.
Carter, who, in 1846, were the first to describe the
Frankincense tree in detail.
Of the some 25 different kinds of Frankincense
that exist, only the following three are now available:
Boswellia sacra, from South Arabia, called "buchur"
Boswellia carteri, from Somalia and Oman
Boswellia serrata, from India, called "common
In the last few years, Western science has also
become aware of the ability of Frankincense to lessen
the pain caused by rheumatism. A study conducted at the
University of Munich was able to prove the effects of
Frankincense on joint pain. The age-old healing and
incense-burning substance can give many people who
suffer from rheumatism hope and help.
Other experiments, conducted at the University
of Tubingen, also have proven that Frankincense can
According to pharmacological research,
Frankincense has strong anti-inflammatory properties
that could make it a natural remedy for arthritis,
rheumatism, psoriasis, and also asthma.
Properties - Wild-crafted
Country of Origin: Somalia
Safety Group: #2
Main Chemical Constituents:
Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, carminative,
cicatrizant, cytophylactic, digestive, diuretic,
emmenagogue, expectorant, sedative, tonic, uterine,
Add 8-10 drops to ½ cup Clay Vitality or Vitality Bath
Salts and mix into warm bath water for a healing,
grounding, and regenerating bath.
Frankincense is certified as GRAS (“Generally Regarded
As Safe” for internal use) by the U.S. Food & Drug
Administration and is widely used in the food industry.
Use 1 to 2 drops under the tongue as a natural
anti-depressant or anti-inflammatory. Not real tasty,
but has been shown to be effective.
Put 2 to 3 drops in a veggie capsule, adding carrier
oil. Take capsule one or two times daily, as desired.
Mix 20 drops with 4 ounces of
distilled water in a cobalt blue glass or PET plastic
bottle, shake well, and mist into the environment as
Apply 1 to 2 drops on
location to assist with inflammation of joints.
Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.
Keep out of reach of children and pets.
If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care,
consult your healthcare provider prior to use.
Store away from sunlight, at room temperature, with the
lid securely tightened.
in this document has not been evaluated by the FDA and
is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, or prevent any
disease. This information is not intended as a
substitute for the advice or medical care of a qualified
healthcare professional and you should seek the advice
of your healthcare professional before undertaking any
dietary or lifestyle changes. This information is
provided for educational purposes only.