Frankincense is one the best tonics for the nervous system and its effects in treating nervous tension and nervous exhaustion have been well documented. It relaxes the mind, uplifts the spirit and helps one disconnect from unpleasant thoughts and mental chatter.Frankincense is one the best tonics for the nervous system and its effects in treating nervous tension and nervous exhaustion have been well documented. It relaxes the mind, uplifts the spirit and helps one disconnect from unpleasant thoughts and mental chatter.
When the bark of the tree is damaged, the tree secretes a resin to heal the wound. I personally believe that this is where the healing power of Frankincense comes from, and I have witnessed firsthand how effective this oil is in healing wounds of the body as well as the heart.
Clinical studies suggest that Frankincense deepens the breath – perhaps this is why it has been used in meditation, religious ceremonies and spiritual exercises since time immemorial. In the modern context, this calming and grounding quality of Frankincense is proving to be beneficial in treating depression, anxiety and melancholia. The best part of Frankincense, however, is that it is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-allergenic, which makes it one of the safest oils to use at home.
Clears sinuses and aides the respiratory system. Known to sooth sore joints and muscles and relax nervous tension.
For skin care: Frankincense essential oil is a natural astringent which speeds up cell renewal and rejuvenates the skin. It not only helps correct wrinkles and signs of aging, but also heals rough, dry and chapped skin.
It also works as a super-nourishing dry skin treatment, especially for mature and aging skin. Its toning effect softens fine lines and tightens sagging skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
Dilute 10 drops of Frankincense oil in 1 oz of Jojoba Oil and use this combination as your moisturizer.
Frankincense is safe to use during pregnancy and regular application on the belly (a few drops diluted in carrier oil) can help prevent stretch marks.
For the respiratory system:The expectorant and anti-allergic properties of Frankincense make it very useful in managing respiratory problems. A chest massage with Frankincense oil diluted in carrier oil can open up the lungs, and relieve breathlessness and tightness of the chest. It slows down and deepens the breathing in asthmatics and restores health of the mucous membranes.
For the mind: Frankincense’s calming effect on the mind is a recent discovery and the oil is now used in the management of depression and chronic anxiety. Its organic, woody scent uplifts the mood and has been found to have a balancing and regulating effect in people who suffer from extreme emotions and perpetual restlessness. It also helps in channelizing excessive energy and heightens concentration in those who lack focus. Use it in your diffuser.
For emotional support: Frankincense is especially indicated for those who tend to dwell on the past and let those feelings affect their present life and situation. If you are carrying the pain and burden of past hurts, Frankincense will inspire you to live in the now and appreciate the beauty of the present moment. It will help you break links with debilitating emotions like anger, hurt and resentment and allow you to gain a fresh and positive perspective on life. Like Gabriel Mojay once said, “Whenever we have allowed ourselves to become oppressed by the mundane or tied to the past- indeed, restricted or weighed-down by any for of over attachment – Frankincense can help us to break free.”For nervous system support: Frankincense is one of the best tonics for the nervous system and its effects in treating nervous tension and nervous exhaustion have been well documented. it relaxes the mind, uplifts the spirit and helps one disconnect for unpleasant thoughts and mental chatter.
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