Essential Oils information
FRANKINCENSE - India (Boswellia)
Relaxing, elevating and soothing. Slows down breathing producing feelings of calm.
Antiseptic, skin tonic. Helpful for respiratory problems including asthma.
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Frankincense Interactions/Side Effects
Frankincense essential oil is extremely well tolerated, especially compared to prescription medications. To date there are no reported serious side effects of using Frankincense oil, as long as you do not ingest large quantities which can result in it becoming toxic.
Rarely frankincense oil can cause certain reactions for some people- including minor skin rashes and digestive problems like nausea or stomach pains. Frankincense is also known to have blood thinning effects, so anyone who has problems related to blood clotting should not use Frankincense oil or speak with a doctor first. Otherwise the oil may have potential to negatively react with certain anticoagulant medications.
Excellent treatment for burns, scalds, insect bites, chilblains, acne, tension headaches, insomnia,
nervous exhaustion, depression, etc. Relaxing and soothing.
Great to put a few drops on your pillow and get a good nights sleep.
**** Avoid in first few months of pregnancy.