Well-known for it's presence in the Bible and Talmud, frankincense oil has a long history of conveying opulence and significance. This divine oil is one of our favorites due to it's ability to provide mental clarity, reduce inflammation, and soothe skin. Here's 10 of our best-loved uses for frankincense essential oil.
1. Boost your mood
Diffuse a few drops of frankincense on a day when you you are feeling blue, it's aroma is sure to perk you up!
2. Improve focus
Dilute a few drops of frankincense with your favorite carrier oil and apply it to your temples and wrists to increase focus and mental clarity!
3. Enhance Sleep
Diffuse frankincense while sleeping to stay asleep longer and sleep deeper. Try mixing a few drops of oil in a spray bottle with water to make an all-natural linen spray!
4. Soothe minor skin blemishes
Tired of looking at stretch marks or scars? Try mixing a few drops of frankincense with your favorite carrier oil and apply it directly to the skin to increase cell turnover and soothe.
5. Feel more grounded during yoga
Diffuse this sweet, earthy oil while doing yoga to feel more grounded and present.
6. Rejuvenate winter hands
Add a few drops of frankincense to you favorite lotion to nourish dry skin and leave you with a spicy, and sweet fragrance!
7. Give your fingernails some TLC
The anti-inflammatory, and clarifying properties in frankincense are perfect for your fingernails! Simply rub a few drops directly onto your nails to help them maintain their natural shine and health!
8. Create a relaxing room spray
Spread relaxing vibes through any room with the help of a DIY room spray. Mix water and a few drops of frankincense in a spray bottle and spritz in any room to leave an incredible, calming aroma.
9. Enhance your favorite clay mask
Clay masks are a great way to treat your skin to some well-deserved revitalization. Mix in a few drops of frankincense to give the mask an aromatic, soothing boost.
10. DIY Facial Toner
Make your own facial toner by filling up a bottle with water or witch-hazel and add 6-7 drops of frankincense essential oil.