Frankincense (Boswellia carteria)
Mind; Frankincense is emotionally balancing, producing a sense of calm. Its comforting and somewhat refreshing action is helpful for anxious and obsessional states linked to the past.
Body; Slows down breathing. It has a pronounced effect on the mucous membranes, helpful in clearing the lungs. Excellent effect on the respiration – eases shortness of breath and useful to asthma sufferers. Has a soothing action on head colds and bronchitis.
It soothes the stomach, easing digestion and belching.
Effect on the skin; Gives new life to ageing skin and reputedly smooths out wrinkles. It is a real tonic to the skin. It’s astringent properties also helps balance oily conditions. Found to be effective against wounds, sores, ulcers and inflammation.
One thing to remember: Frankincense is emotionally balancing and producing a sense of calm.