In ancient times, many people considered Frankincense to be more valuable than gold. Today, it is still very valuable, especially frankincense essential oil. This precious oil is beloved for its skin care benefits, as well as its emotional and physical healing properties. In this post I share 10 Frankincense Diffuser Blends.
It can be used to help everything from skin conditions, colds and flu, stress relief, even emotional balance. Frankincense also has some spiritual qualities that make it a great addition to your meditation practice.
Frankincense essential oil () comes from the Boswellia tree. Gummy sap oozes from the cut bark of the tree, the sap then hardens into a resin. The resin is scraped off and then steam distilled to make the essential oil. So why not give this ancient oil a try? I'm sure you'll enjoy your experience with it!
What are some reasons people would want to use frankincense essential oil in an aromatherapy diffuser?
Frankincense essential oil is known for its healing properties. It's a powerful anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antioxidant, and immune booster. Frankincense also helps with emotional wellness.
Before we get to the essential oil blends, here are just a few diffuser benefits of frankincense oil:
When used topically, it has the ability to heal skin conditions such as acne or psoriasis. Read more about Frankincense for Age Spots, plus get DIY recipes!
There are several types of frankincense essential oil:
While each type has slightly varying aromas, you can use the frankincense oil of your choice for diffusing. Frankincense is a non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing essential oil.
Add one of the frankincense essential oil recipes below to your aromatherapy diffuser with recommended water for your diffuser tank. I like to use a 100-200 ml water tank diffuser but you can use whatever size you prefer, adjust drops as desired.
The calming scent of this amazing oil blend can help you manage your emotions and find balance again by replacing thoughts of rage with calmness and peace.
Diffusing this frankincense and eucalyptus blend is perfect for opening up your airways and supporting clear breathing.
When we feel so overwhelmed by the stresses of life, it's difficult to be truly happy. This frankincense essential oil diffuser recipe is as an option for managing your emotions during stressful times.
For centuries, frankincense has been used in spiritual and religious ceremonies in many cultures around the world. It is believed that frankincense possesses healing properties which help ease the mind and body while reducing inflammation-causing substances in our bodies like adrenaline and cortisol levels. This makes it a great natural remedy for stress and anxiety.
Frankincense essential oil is one of the most powerful and potent oils on earth. It has been used for its medicinal properties, as well as to purify the air. Let this oil blend help you cleanse the air and your body from negative emotions that are holding you back from achieving your goals.
This frankincense blend includes 3 favorite citrus oils, feel free to substitute the essential oils as needed if you do not have these ones on hand, tangerine, lemon, and orange could work good as well!
We all know that having an open mind to new things will only enrich our lives and help us be the best we can be! Let this oil blend give you respite in your time of need with these rich and soothing essential oils.
Frankincense is a favorite to use during yoga and spiritual practices to promote a sense of peace, clarity, and wisdom. It also helps stimulate focus and creativity. Try this frankincense oil blend during your morning yoga session.
Here is a diffuser recipe with frankincense and peppermint, as well as citrus oils to stimulate your mind and improve your focus.
Looking for a way to stay healthy and happy during the cold and flu season? One thing you might want to consider is diffusing frankincense essential oil. This natural remedy with orange and grapefruit is a is simple yet effective way to boost your immunity and mood!
Don't have a bottle of Frankincense? Here are some favorite brands:
Diffuse 30 minutes to 1 hour at a time, read more about how long to diffuse oils.
It is best not to apply undiluted essential oils onto the skin. When using essential oils topically on the skin, be sure to dilute with a carrier oil like jojoba oil or sweet almond oil.
Using essential oils can improve a person’s emotional, physical, and mental state. For best results, make sure you use pure essential oils and learn how to use them properly.
People can have different responses to essential oils, you may find what works for one person, doesn't work for you. You can learn more here about what to do when essential oils don't work.
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How to Aromatherapy Diffusing Guide with 200+ Diffuser Blends by Jennifer Lane, Loving Essential Oils Owner & Certified Aromatherapist:
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