- Benefits & Description
Benefits & DescriptionSource: This oil is sourced from slashing the bark, which is called striping, and allowing the exuded resin to seep out and harden. Then the product is steam distilled.
Description: For hundreds of years Frankincense has been used for a wide variety of purposes. This essential oil is popular for its wide variety of uses. Known as one of the prized and renowned essential oils it has been used by a variety of civilizations from religious ceremonies, aromatherapy, and more.
Extraction Method: Steam distillation is a separation process for temperature sensitive materials. Water vapor carries small amounts of the vaporized compounds to a condensation flask, where the condensed liquids separate, allowing for easy collection. This process effectively allows for distillation at lower temperatures, reducing deterioration of the compounds and creating a higher quality product.
How to use: Aromatic, home use, topical when well diluted.
Common Uses: The therapeutic properties include use as an antiseptic, astringent, carminative, digestive, diuretic, sedative, tonic and expectorant. Frankincense is said to help rejuvenate the aging skin. The anti-inflammatory property of this oil is reputed to be an effective treatment for joint pain and arthritis. Frankincense can also be used as an insect repellent and is also widely used in cosmetics and soap manufacturing. It has a grounding aroma, and often used in meditation. The scent of Frankincense is stimulating, helps in overcoming stress and despair, elevating the mind, and is also believed to encourage a meditative state, bringing balance and peace to individuals.
Dilution Guidelines: For aromatic use, add 5-10 drops of oil per one cup of water in your diffuser. If using topically, dilute 50:50 with carrier oil. For household/environmental purposes dilution varies based on intended purpose. Take internally only with advice from a trained professional.
Quality Statement Makani is committed to providing its customers with the highest quality of essential oils. We do not accept diluted or adulterated essential oils. Makani works with top sourcing companies who have onsite testing facilities to ensure the essential oil is pure as nature intended it. Makani's sourcing partners subject each batch of essential oils to multiple measurement tests to make sure each oils is top quality to work for our customers. Some of those tests include:
FTIR Scan (Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy)
- What's in the Box?
What's In-the-Box?Essential Oils (1 Bottle |15 ml):(1) Makani Essential Oils - Frankincense
- Features & Specifications
Features & Functions
SKU: ZOL0122 Needs Supplied: First Aid and Medical Shelf Life: 18-24 Months Packaging: Amber Bottle Storage Requirements: Click to Read Storage Requirements
Shelf Life StatementShelf life and storage recommendations: Store Makani oils in a cool, dark place and avoid extreme changes in temperature to maximize life. Cold pressed citrus oils have a high proportion of chemical components that are more prone to oxidization. Take care to store them safely away from heat.
You can expect citrus oils to remain in good condition for a year and even longer when cared for properly. Decant large bottles into two smaller bottles to protect one bottle from oxidization for longer periods. Due to their chemical makeup, essential oils do not turn rancid like vegetable oils; they simply degrade gradually into a state where the therapeutic properties become diminished.
Brand: Makani Dimensions (LxWxH): 2.5" by .75" x .75" Net Weight: 15 ml
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