Frankincense Boswellia
Frankincense Boswellia

Frankincense

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LOTUS OILS - Frankincense 5ml

Frankincense Oil is extracted from the gum or resin from Frankincense or Olibanum trees - the milky white sap is extracted from the tree bark, allowed to harden into a gum resin for several days, and then scraped off in tear-shaped droplets. Frankincense Oil blends well with Lime, Lemon, Orange and other Citrus oils as well as Benzoin, Bergamot, Lavender, Pine and Sandalwood oil. 

Associated names: Frankincense (Olibanum) Oil
Common name:Frankincense
Plant part: Resin
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Common usesFrankincense has traditionally been used to help relieve stress related conditions. It has also been known for its Cicatrisant properties and is recommended for dry and mature skin types.

NoteBase

Strength of aroma: Medium

Aromatic scent: Fresh and terpene-like scent with a subtle green-lemon note.

Formulating Tips: Because Frankincence contains a high percentage of waxy resins it is very likely that it won’t fully dissolve straight into alcohol when making a perfume blend. There are many ways around this including adding more frankincense than you need and then filtering off the un-dissolved portion to re-cycle in a wax-based product such as a balm or butter. Otherwise, it is sometimes possible to increase the solubility by gentle heating and/ or adding other chemically similar ingredients such as rose geranium to it to help break up the waxes.

Caution: Non toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising. Avoid during pregnancy.

 

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