RESONANCE: mental, emotional, spiritual, physical
PLANT FAMILY: Burseraceae
PART UTILIZED: Resin
EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: tonic, stimulant, expectorant, antidepressant, antiseptic, anti-tumoral
AFFINITY FOR: respiratory system, digestive system, circulation, cellular structure and strength, earth meridian, anti-tumoral
EMOTIONAL/SPIRITUAL/MENTAL ASPECTS: The high levels of incensole acetate found in Boswellia sacra may be responsible for the spiritual properties associated with with this species frankincense. Sacra frankincense is often used aromatically to calm the mind and steady the nerves.
PHYSICAL ASPECTS: Like other frankincenses, the sesquiterpenes in Boswellia sacra cross the blood/brain barrier. They help the body bring more oxygen into the central nervous system. Frankincense is also helpful for skin disorders and circulation problems. It has an excellent effect on the respiratory system and is helpful in “drying” up the conditions of the lung such as bronchitis and pneumonia.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Omani grown frankincense (Boswellia sacra) is regarded as the rarest frankincense in the world.