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Oleogum resins from Boswellia species is known as frankincense.

What is Frankincense Essential Oil?

Approximately 25 Boswellia species belonging to this genus are used sources of this resin. It is popularly known as Indian olibanum, salai guggal, loban, or kundur. The word frankincense is derived from the ancient French name meaning “pure incense.” In recent years, it has been important in the preparation of cosmetics and perfumes. Frankincense has been used as a major ingredient in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine to support a variety of health-related ailments[1]. One of the remarkable properties of frankincense is in rest and sleep support [2]. In relaxation therapy, frankincense oil is either inhaled or diffused in vaporizer which works like a relaxant and may help to support a feeling of intellectual peace, relaxation, and satisfaction, and which may help support symptoms from anxiousness, anger and stress. Frankincense may be among mankind’s oldest therapies [23], and in the contemporary era, it is still used extensively in regions ranging from North Africa to China. Much attention has been focused on the beneficial effects of frankincense as a wellness component of therapies targeting respiratory health, inflammation, bowel movements, joint health, bone health and brain health [21]. It is also used in the support of a healthy nervous system and virus symptoms [22]. *

Active Constituents

Frankincense is reported to contain 60-85% resins (mixtures of terpenes), 6-30% gums (a mixture of polysaccharides), and 5-9% essential oil. Resin portion is composed of pentacyclic triterpenes, in which boswellic acid is the active functional group. Gum portion consists of pentose and hexose sugars with some oxidizing and digestive enzymes. The essential oil is a mixture of monoterpenes, diterpenes, and sesquiterpenes. Resinous part rich in Monoterpenes (α-thujone); diterpenes [macrocyclic diterpenoids such as incensole, incensole oxide, iso-incensole oxide, a diterpene alcohol (serratol)]; triterpenes (such as α- and β-amyrins); pentacyclic triterpenic acids (boswellic acids); and tetracyclic triterpenic acids (tirucall-8,24-dien-21-oic acids)-amyrins); pentacyclic triterpenic acids (boswellic acids); and tetracyclic triterpenic acids (tirucall-8,24-dien-21-oic acids). The four major boswellic acids (pentacyclic triterpenic acids) found in frankincense are: β-boswellic acid (BA), acetyl-β-boswellic acid (ABA), 11-keto-β-boswellic acid (KBA), and 3-O-acetyl-11-keto-β-boswellic acid (AKBA), which have been shown to be responsible for the inhibition of pro-inflammatory enzymes and AKBA is the most potent one.

Suggest Usage / Dosage

Internal Use - 100% pure therapeutic grade essential oil is used for inhaling or vaporizer. Boswellia resin is relatively safe in rat up to the dose of 500 mg/kg B.wt [26]

Topical Use - 4 drops directly to the desired area.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Use a sealed container to store this product in a cool, dry place. Keep away from direct light and moisture. Once the package is opened, it must be re-sealed and used within 6 months.

Shelf Life

Two years from date of manufacture.


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