Frankincense Essential Oil

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Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata

Country of Origin: India  

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled from Resin 

Consistency: Thin

Aromatic Description: Frankincense has a woody, spicy, haunting smell. It is slightly camphoric, but is regarded as more pleasant. 

Perfumery Note: Base 

Blends well with: Basil Holy, Geranium, Lavender 40/42, Orange Sweet, Neroli, Patchouli Dark, and Sandalwood East Indian.

History: Frankincense is from the French word 'Franc' meaning 'luxuriant' or it could be 'real incense'. Frankincense was used by the ancient Egyptians as an offering to the gods and as a rejuvenating face mask. Frankincense has been used since ancient times in religious ceremonies and is still used in many churches today.

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