Frankincense Essential Oil Functions
Helps Reduce Stress Reactions and Negative Emotions
When inhaled, frankincense oil been shown to reduce heart rate and high blood pressure. It has anti-anxiety and depression-reducing abilities, it does not have negative side effects or cause unwanted drowsiness.
Helps Boost Immune System Function and Prevents Illness
Studies have demonstrated that frankincense has immune-enhancing abilities that may help destroy dangerous bacteria, viruses and even cancers. Frankincense oil exhibits strong immunostimulant activity. It can be used to prevent germs from forming on the skin, mouth or in your home. This is the reason many people choose to use frankincense to naturally relieve oral health problems; the antiseptic qualities of this oil may help prevent gingivitis, bad breath, cavities, toothaches, mouth sores and other infections from occurring.
May Help Fight Cancer or Deal with Chemotherapy Side Effects
Several research groups have found that frankincense has promising anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor effects when tested in lab studies and on animals. Frankincense oil has been shown to help fight cells of specific types of cancer. Researchers in China investigated the anticancer effects of frankincense and myrrh oils on five tumor cells lines in a lab study. The results showed that human breast and skin cancer cell lines showed increased sensitivity to the combination of myrrh and frankincense essential oils. A 2012 study even found that a chemical compound found in frankincense called AKBA is successful at killing cancer cells that have become resistant to chemotherapy, which may make it a potential natural cancer treatment.
Astringent and Can Kill Harmful Germs and Bacteria
Frankincense is an antiseptic and disinfectant agent that has antimicrobial effects. It has the ability to eliminate cold and flu germs from the home and the body naturally, and it can be used in place of chemical household cleaners. A lab study published in Letters in Applied Microbiology found that the combination of frankincense oil and myrrh oil is particularly effective when used against pathogens. These two oils, which have been used in combination since 1500 BC, have synergistic and additive properties when exposed to microorganisms like Cryptococcus neoformans and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Research suggests that frankincense oil can be used to improve memory and learning functions.
It has the effect of slowing down and deepening breathing
It has the functions of clearing away lungs and removing blood stasis, coughing, and asthma, etc. It is very effective, and it is suitable for conditioning long-term smoking and causing unresponsive breathing and shortness of breath.
It can warm the uterus and reconcile the menstruation
Its soothing effect is very useful in childbirth. It also has excellent soothing effect on postpartum depression and other phenomena. Its convergence characteristics can reduce the symptoms of uterine bleeding and menorrhagia.
Heals Skin and Prevents Signs of Aging
Frankincense has the ability to strengthen skin and improve its tone, elasticity, defense mechanisms against bacteria or blemishes, and appearance as someone ages. It may help tone and lift skin, reduce the appearance of scars and acne, and heals wounds. It may also be beneficial for fading of stretch marks, surgery scars or marks associated with pregnancy, and for healing dry or cracked skin.
Helps restore elasticity, tightens pores, and improves relaxation. Its astringent properties also balance oily skin.
It can improve dry, inflamed, sensitive skin and has effects on wounds, wounds, ulcers and inflammation.