Kenya Frankincense Oil
Essential Oils of Africa provides high quality Kenya Frankincense Oil at fair prices for all our clients both in the local market and the export market.
The origin of Kenya Frankincense Oil is drawn from a French word ‘Franc’ meaning ‘real incense’ or ‘luxuriant,’ and blended with Myrrr, it was the first gum to be used as incense. It was originally discovered in the Middle East. Frankincense has pinnacle shaped leaves and pale pink flowers.Also known as Olibanum in Egypt, Frankincense was used by the Egyptians of ancient days as an offering to the gods and as part of rejuvenating face mask. In addition, it was common as a fumigation agent for ill people and was believed to banish evil spirits. In the Jewish culture, Frankincense was highly regarded and it was one of the gifts offered to the baby Jesus by the wise men.
Extraction of Frankincense oil
The oil is extracted by steam distillation from the oleo gum resin and it yields about 4-10%. Deep cuts are made in the tree trunk and the bark peeled off in narrow strips which are left for some weeks. Milky fluid will slowly flow out and harden when exposed to air to form oleo gum resin. It is oleo gum resin that frankincense oil is extracted.
Frankincense oil does not irritate and it is not toxic and that is why it is preferred by many people around the world. It is advisable though to test the sensitivity of your skin before using it. Also keep away from sensitive places like nose, ears and eyes. Before rushing to use new brands, it is highly recommended you test first.
Uses of Kenya Frankincense Oil
Kenya Frankincense oil refreshes the mind, slows down and deepens breath and it comes in very handy when meditating. It also helps to calm anxiety, worry and nervousness. On the respiratory tract, Frankincense oil clears the lungs and helps with shortness of breath, asthma, bronchitis, laryngitis, coughs and colds.
Frankincense oil is said to help rejuvenate aging skin since it is a skin tonic. It is also very effective with carbuncles, sores, scars, wounds and inflammation on the skin. The oil can be very helpful in easing heavy periods and it is a general tonic to the uterus and has a calming effect during labor. The oil is most very important for rheumatism and the urinary tract.
Owing to its spiritual and emotional impact, the concentrated aroma of Frankincense oil is majorly used in meditations and silent prayers, assisting a persons to ease their egos and minds, therefore shifting their communion with their spirit or the core of consciousness.Studies have found out that Frankincense oil is very helpful in boosting the immune system in fighting dangerous bacteria, viruses and killing cancerous cells. The oil further prevents pathogens from forming on the skin and that’s why it is popularly used for many oral issues treatment.
Frankincense oil can prevent bad breath, gingivitis and many other oral health issues. It can also decrease the levels of stress and anxiety that could cause one sleepless nights.Frankincense has a calming scent and a grounding effect that easily and naturally causes one to fall asleep without his or her conscious. It opens respiratory passages and regulates body temperature that is favorable for sleeping.
If you would like to get this product extracted from Frankincense grown by local family growers, please place your order today and Essential Oils of Africa will be happy to provide the highest quality of Kenya Frankincense Oil.