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Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata
Origin: India, Middle East
Color & Consistency: A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Usage Instructions & Dilutions:
Strength of Aroma: A base note with a medium aroma, Frankincense Essential Oil has a warm and spicy, woody odor that is haunting.
Blends With: Basil, Bergamot, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cinnamon Bark, Clary Sage, Coriander, Geranium, Myrrh and Vanilla.
Product knowledge: Frankincense originates from a small scraggly but hardy tree indigenous to the Middle East, which is small with abundant pinnacle leaves and white or pale pink flowers. The resin begins as a fragrant sticky milky-white liquid that flows from the trunk of the tree when cut. The dried tears are collected, and the resin is then distilled, producing the precious oil. The resin is known as olibanum, derived from the Arabic al-luban or 'that which results from milking', referring to the milky sap. It is used as incense, and has been traded for 5,000 years. Widely used in ancient Egypt, it was one of the ingredients used in the holy oil described in the Talmud. Frankincense was brought back to Europe by Frankish Crusaders (Frank-incense), and the oil is still highly prized today in the perfumery industry, and widely used in the manufacturing of skin-care products.
Storage: Place in a dark glass container to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
Precautions: May be harmful if swallowed Causes skin irritations
First Aid Measures:
Eye contact: Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes or rinse with vegetables oil
Skin contact: Wash skin with soap and water
Inhalation: Move to fresh air
Ingestions: Clean mouth with water and after wards drink plenty of water. Seek medical attention and contact a Poison Control Center.
Cautions: Dilute very well before use. Keep out of reach of children, with pre- existing health conditioner, pregnant and lactating mother seek advise by a licensed medical practitioner prior to use, for external use only. Do not use essential oils undiluted direct to your skin. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes and mucous membrane should be avoided. Essential Oil products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of medical practitioner. For External use only.