Frankincense is a great oil for meditation, and it helps reinvigorate the skin with a youthful appearance.
Frankincense oil is made from the resin, a hardened sap that comes off of the bark. Frankincense comes in several varieties, including Boswellia sacra which are considered “unusual for their ability to grow in environments so unforgiving that they sometimes grow out of solid rock.” (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/
Name Information and Historical Uses:
The name Frankincense is derived from franc encens, an Old French expression meaning french incense, a term implying quality.
How exciting is it to be using an oil used by the Christ child!? Frankincense is one of the most sacred oils in history. In ancient Egypt, frankincense was used not only for embalming rituals and for meditation and the sacred ceremonies, but also keep away bugs, and address ailments such as stress, occasional nausea, indigestion, throat irritation and post-childbirth recovery!
In magickal traditions, the scent of frankincense is said to elevate the mind and to open it to meditation and visualization, dreaming, prophecy, centering and connecting to the Spirit. It is used for preparing any sacred space or ritual, as it burns away negativity and raises the energy in such places. Some even believe this resin is useful for exorcism!
Frankincense lends its strengths to those focusing on the Air Element. It’s power rests on those who are meditating and growing spiritually, whose thoughts are on a higher level.