Essential Oil ‘Gems’ – Frankincense

Frankincense (Olibanum)
(Boswellia carterii, Boswellia serrata)








Qualities and indications

  • Confusion and indecision

  • Dwelling on unpleasant events

  • Eases anger

  • Eases anxiety

  • Eases depression / low mood

  • Fear and paranoia

  • Grief and bereavement

  • Helps let go of unwanted thoughts and memories

  • Hyperactivity

  • Impatience

  • Inability to ‘move on’

  • Insomnia

  • Irritability and intolerance

  • Mood swings

  • Nervous tension

  • Panic attacks (calms and relaxes breathing)

  • Pre menstrual tension (PMT)

  • Resentment and disappointment

  • Sadness and despair

  • Sedative

  • Stress and stress related conditions

  • Supports meditation and finding inner tranquility


Safety information:

Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising although can be sensitising when oxidized.  Do not take orally / ingest


Please visit the ‘Safe Use and Application’ page featured on this website for further safety information, and the “Methods of Use’ page for details about various methods of application




Heather Godfrey