FRANKINCENSE SERRATA ESSENTIAL OIL
Every species of Frankincense has a slightly different profile, but all are sacred and used for prayer, meditation, and ceremony. Frankincense serrata grows in the arid mountains of the Middle East, Pakistan, and the Western Ghats. It is a popular Ayurvedic medicine with countless applications and one of the most common resins used as incense for religious ceremonies.
Historically, Frankincense has been associated with the solar deities. The sweet and uplifting scent dispels the darkness of worry and fear. Ayurveda considers Frankincense serrata as both cooling and warming and uses it to balance the Kapha and Pitta doshas. Its anti-inflammatory properties have a prime place in the Ayurvedic medicine chest and find application in many conditions, ranging from rheumatism and arthritis to skin sores. Aromatherapists value its supremely calming fragrance for its ability to lift the mind above its daily worries. It is also often added to aromatherapy creams and lotions to soothe dry or inflamed skin, reduce stretch marks and scars, or rejuvenate mature skin. The oil is a precious ingredient of luxury perfumes and therapeutic skin-care products, valued for its scent and rejuvenating properties.
All around the world, Frankincense is cherished as a universal incense for spiritual ceremonies and meditation practices. It is deeply calming, uplifting and cleansing, purifies the air and creates a sanctified atmosphere. Frankincense serrata oil is perfect for aura cleansing. It clears out mental and emotional clutter that obstructs the energy meridians. It calms the emotional body and lifts the spirit.
The bright, clean, and slightly sweet fragrance of Frankincense serrata is refreshing, sunny, and uplifting. It blends well with Sandalwood, Lavender, Chamomile, Cedarwood, Bergamot, Mimosa, Benzoin, Cinnamon, and Myrrh.
Indian Frankincense, Dhup, Salai, Kundur, Luban.