Frankincense Serrata essential oil, also known as Olibanum, is steam distilled from the gum resin of the tree. It has been used for thousands of years by native peoples as an incense, medicine, and in cosmetics.
Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Gum resin
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Green, woody, earthy scent
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood Atlas, Clove Bud, Lemon, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Orange Sweet, Pine Scots, Sandalwood Australian, Spruce Hemlock and Vetiver.
Cautions: None known.
For a blend that will help promote clear breathing, add 3 drops Frankincense Serrata, 2 drops Eucalyptus Globulus, 1 drop Rosemary, and 1 drop Spruce or Fir Needle in the diffuser.
Frankincense Serrata is highly prized as a meditative, mind-clearing oil, so for a supportive blend add 4 drops Frankincense Serrata, 3 drops Sandalwood, and 1 drop of Cedarwood, Cypress, or Patchouli to a diffuser.