Latin Name: Boswellia carterii. Also referred to commonly as “Olibanum oil”.
Country of Origin: Somalia
Cultivation Method: Certified organic
Aroma: Smooth, resinous, terpene-like, sweet -woody aroma.
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Resin
Energetics: “Unique energetic qualities due to complex aroma”. Both calming and grounding while able to rise and move Qi. Strengthens Lung Qi. (P.Holmes)
Safety: Non toxic, non irritating, non sensitizing, No known contraindications.
Actions supported by clinical studies: Antidepressant, antiseptic, expectorant, sedative. (Battaglia)
Leading / Common Uses: Palliative care: Deeply connected to the human spirit, many find this aroma deeply comforting during long illness, or at end of life, for those in mourning. Respiratory: Traditionally used for bronchitis, asthma, and catarrhal conditions. Relaxes bronchial spams, eases nervous tension due to shortness of breath.
Recipe – Anointing Oil – Meditation - Prayer
- 10 drops frankincense
- 6 drops bergamot
- 2 drops rose, or neroli
Add to 1 ounce carrier oil of choice. Anoint, breathe, be present, focus on love.
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