Free Shipping on Orders Over $99**

Aura Cacia Frankincense Oil
Aura Cacia Frankincense Oil Supplement Facts
*The product images shown are for illustration purposes only and may not be an exact representation of the product. Life Science Pharmacy reserves the right to change packaging, product images and specifications at any time.

Aura Cacia Essential Oil Frankincense 0.5 ounce

Vendor
Aura Cacia
Regular price
$29.82
Sale price
$24.15
Shipping calculated at checkout.
Quantity must be 1 or more

Description


Used extensively in incense and fine perfumery for thousands of years, frankincense is characterized by a sweet, spicy, balsamic, green, lemon-like and peppery aroma. Often used in face creams and oils for aging skin.


Botanical Name:


Boswellia sacra Flueck


Common Name:


Frankincense


Plant Part:


Resin


Form:


Essential Oil


Family:


Burseraceae


Synonyms:


Boswellia carteri Birdw., bible frankincense, olibanum, incense


Origin:


Native to northeastern Africa and southern Arabia. The gum is produced mainly in Ethiopia, Somalia and South Arabia. Distillation of the dried gum or "tears" is done mainly in Europe.


Botanical Description:


A small much-branched tree with thick stems and a smooth, peeling, papery bark. Leaves are compound and clustered towards the branch ends. Flowers are white or pale pink and star shaped in slender clusters. The trees exude a milky liquid when incisions are made on the bark. This liquid hardens into small, yellowish droplets commercially known as incense tears.


Method of Extraction:


Essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the gum resin. The oil is colorless to pale yellow or pale amber- greenish mobile liquid. Yield 3 to 10%.


Aroma Profile:


Frankincense has a fresh, terpeny, green, woody, lemon-like top note. The middle note is rich, diffusive, sweet and woody, with a balsamic undertone. The dry out note is tenacious and balsamic.


Major Constituents:


á-pinene (30%), limonene (6%), phellandrene (5%)


Common Adulterants:


Not typically adulterated


Regulatory Status:


FDA 121.1163. 172.510


Aroma Benefits:


centering, meditative, spiritualizing, transcendental, unblocking, visualizing, clarifying, gently clarifying, purifying, relaxing, alluring, exotic, euphoric, uplifting


Blends Well With:


Sandalwood, pine, geranium, lavender, neroli, bergamot, orange, basil, cinnamon, camphor, vetiver, jasmine, myrrh, rose


Safety Data:


Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing


How To Enjoy:


Defussed or in an annointing oil as an adjunct to prayer and meditation.


Directories:


Essential Oils