Frankincense Carteri, like the other Frankincense Essential Oils, has a great number of uses and versatility.
Uses: Frankincense Carteri helps heal burns and wounds, encourages cell regeneration, reduces scarring, minimizes stretch marks, assists in wound healing, nourishes dry and prematurely aging skin, stimulates the immune system, encourages deeper and fuller breathing patterns, aids in the expulsion of mucous, relaxes and soothes muscles, increases absorption in the intestines, assists the body's natural eliminatory response, helps maintain kidney action, detoxifies the body, promotes and regulates menstruation, strengthens the uterus, lessens anxiety, promotes sleep, and creates feelings of euphoria.
Medicinal Properties: analgesic, antimicrobial, astringent, diuretic, expectorant,
May Be Substituted For: Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Lavender, or Vetiver
Methods: Aromatically, internally short term and ONLY as directed by an aromatherapist, topically. (see safety profile tab)
Comments from GC/MS report: An excellent dry, chalky-lemony Frankincense oil, with no red flags, and a wonderful unusually high (1.5%) content of heavy molecules.
Botanical Name: Boswellia carteri (aka Boswellia sacra)
Country of Origin: Somalia
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from gum resin
Aroma: Fresh, fruity, herbaceous, spicy, sweet, woodsy,
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood Atlas, Clary Sage, Coriander Seed, Jasmine, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Orange Sweet, Pine, Sandalwood, Spruce and Vetiver.
If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.
Dilution: We recommend a maximum dilution of 2% for topical applications.
Specific Precautions: None Known
Pregnancy Safe: YES
Child Safe: YES