Frankincense oil is especially good for skin in these ways:
- It can balance out the oily skin
- It improves skin’s tone
- It cures acne and blemishes
- It cures stretch marks
- It fights the signs of aging
There are many ways to use this essential oil to improve your skin’s health, here is a homemade soap with frankincense oil, which provides vitamins and totally without any harmful chemicals which exist in other commercial products. The recipe is simple, try it:
Homemade Frankincense Soap Bar
- 30 drops frankincense oil
- soap base
- 5 drops pomegranate oil
- Oval Bar Molds
Put the soap base in a glass bowl and place the bowl in sauce pan with water. Heat until base to melt and then remove from heat. Add the frankincense oil and pomegranate oil after the base cool. Mix them well and transfer to the mold, and let the mixture cool fully then popping bar out of mold.
Frankincense oil is widely used as an ingredient in the skin care products, it can be applied directly to the skin when combined with a carrier oil.
Known for its ability to improve skin’s tone, frankincense oil is also very useful for many other symptoms:
1. Relieves Arthritis Pain
Arthritis pain and joint pain caused due to inflammation can be relieved by using frankincense oil. You can apply a few drops of frankincense oil to the achy joints for relief.
2. Makes your nails stronger
Have weak and delicate finger nails? You can get strong and beautiful nails by rubbing frankincense oil into your nails.
3. Relieves the bee stings and other insect bites
A drop of frankincense oil can reduce the swelling caused by bee stings or insect bites, it also helps in quicker healing.
4. Improves oral health
The antiseptic properties of frankincense oil can help prevent bad breath, cavities, toothaches and other infections. Add a few drops of frankincense oil to lukewarm water and gargle twice a day to cure the gum diseases.
5. Improves concentration
Use 1-2 drops of Frankincense on temples and back of neck to improve concentration.
6. Boosts immune system
Apply 1-3 drops of Frankincense on each foot and massage gently to strengthen the immune system.
7. Treats stress and depression
It promotes feeling of calm and relaxation. Inhale Frankincense from the bottle to help elevate your mood, or rub 1-2 drops on the bottom of your feet and behind your ears when you feel stressed.
8. Promotes breast health
Rub a few drops of frankincense oil on breasts and lower abdomen every day.
9. Prevents gas forming in the body
Frankincense oil is a great cure against gas formation in your body due to its carminative properties. It also helps in preventing frequent gas related problems, including stomach aches, chest pain and indigestion.
10. Improves heart health
Frankincense oil is known to lower the cholesterol level, thus preventing the heart from getting the medical conditions inflicted by the high cholesterol levels.
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