This Frankincense – Boswelia serrata is an organic essential oil sourced from India. The name Frankincense originates from the Aramic name Labonah which is said to mean “to be white/milk” or “that which results from milking”. This is quite an amazing balsam-like sweet woody oil. As a big healer it is “anti-everything”.
Frankincense has a wide variety of applications. It is made from the resin of the Boswelia tree. Boswellia sacra trees are considered unusual for their ability to grow in environments so unforgiving that they sometimes grow out of solid rock.
Aromatherapists use it as an expectorant to help clear nasal passageways. i.e. to encourage easy breathing by relieving congestion. This sweet woody oil has a mild sedative effect and can be a mood enhancer and stress reliever while improving concentration and memory.
According to PubMed
“This traditional medicine of the East is believed to have anti-inflammatory, expectorant, antiseptic, and even anxiolytic and anti-neurotic effects.” It is also believed to have a positive effect on rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis because of its anti-inflammatory properties.
Frankincense is often used in skincare products as it is believed to treat dry skin, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, age spots, stretch-marks and scars.
Frankincense may even help with fighting cancer and more. Clinical trials have been performed using Frankincense and published by PubMed. Check it out!
Frankincense is often used together with Myrrh. You may know about the three wise men who delivered Frankincense and Myrrh among other gifts to Jesus upon his birth. Hmmm … interesting.
In summary, Frankincense – Boswelia serrata is generally used for:
as an expectorant, clearing nasal passageways, relieving congestion, mild sedative effect, mood enhancer, stress relief, improved concentration, improved memory, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, anti-inflammatory, treating dry skin, reducing appearance of wrinkles, age spots, stretch-marks, scars, cancer, eczema, gingivitis, pain relief.
Essential Oil Numerology
Numerologically Frankincense is a transformer. It is magical and childlike. It carries with it the innocence of a child but at the same time wisdom of all things. The magical essence of Frankincense brings faith and belief into play. It can understand the desires of the heart as well as the desires of the physical. It encourages playfulness in both spheres because we ultimately take our selves way too seriously. Life is meant to be enjoyed and not loathed as a death trap with hellfire standing at every door. This is why Frankincense is a wonderful expectorant, clearing passageways to ease breathing and feelings of lightness and relief as the burdens are lifted from one’s shoulders. When one is so burdened with the illusion of the expectations of the physical, a disconnect takes place and the ‘heart’ and ‘head’ are not in harmony with each other.
Frankincense is ultimately a physical healer in a metaphysical sense as it heals physically by healing spiritually. It is the vortexes of every little cell that spins in harmony with itself that forms a specific part of the body. So when those little physical cells are not spinning in their vortexes or in harmony there is a ‘disconnect’. This is what happens for example to the soles of the feet. When there are cracks, it means there is a disconnect as a result of ‘out of sequence’ orbital spin of the individual cells. When those ‘spinners’ are back in harmony the skin will heal itself and go back to what it was or was meant to be originally.
Therefore Frankincense encourages healing on levels where there is a ‘disconnect’. This is then why Frankincense is often used for scar tissue, stretch marks, wrinkles, etc. in aromatherapy.
In a metaphysical sense Frankincense inspires ‘normal’ behaviour’, that is, as one intended to behave when entering the physical plane. As previously mentioned, Frankincense may increase the spin of the cells or decrease the spin of the cells as required to put them in harmony, so that behaviour is ‘normalised’. This is also why it is used as a mood enhancer and stress reliever. If you behave as you are, you can only be benevolent. It is from the first source of everything, i.e. God, Source, whatever you want to call the ‘Creator of everything’, that all behaviour is projected. The contrast is allowed because of the concept of free will. If you can bring your free will into alignment with the ‘Creator of everything’, you will behave as you originally are intended to.
Jesus received Frankincense when he was born. Frankincense signified his benevolence. Through his behaviour it is evident that he was and is benevolent toward all the world. To be ‘Christ-like’ is to be benevolent. Benevolence means kind, positive, good, compassionate, thoughtful, charitable, decent, etc. This is the way humans truly want to be. If one is experiencing anything other than that, Frankincense encourages balance. Jesus was then the ultimate example of bringing the spiritual back into the physical through benevolence – hence the gift of Frankincense.
Ultimately Frankincense embraces:
- Unconditional love
SLOGAN FOR FRANKINCENSE
“To be benevolent”
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