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10 Strange Uses Of Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense essential oil is not only used to drive away insects, it has a lot of benefits due to its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. This amazing oil comes from the roots of a tree called Boswellia which is found mostly in countries with dry climates like Oman & Yemen. Here are 10 strange uses of frankincense essential oil!

Frankincense oil has been used as a home remedy for centuries in many parts of the world due to its natural antioxidative, antiseptic, and antibacterial properties. Similar to peppermint oil, frankincense has a lot of amazing benefits and uses so continue reading…

Frankincense Essential Oil

10 Strange Uses Of Frankincense Essential Oil

1. Helps Relieve Anxiety

One of the best ways to relieve anxiety fast is to use Frankincense essential oil which works as a nerve sedative. Adding a few drops of Frankincense oil to your diffuser when you are having anxiety attacks will help calm your nerves quickly.

2. Has Anti Aging Properties

Frankincense oil has an anti-aging effect on the skin, simply adding few drops of this magical oil to your cream and applying it regularly can help keep your skin looking and feeling 10 years younger.

3. Reduces Stomach Pain

Adding a drop of pure frankincense oil into a glass of water along with a tablespoon of organic honey can help relieve stomach pain very fast. If you also suffer from indigestion, this remedy can help too. Just make sure you use pure frankincense oil instead of the essential oil.

4. Reduces Scars & Stretch Marks

If you want to reduce the appearance of scars, acne, stretch marks naturally, add a few drops of frankincense oil to your skin lotion and apply it to your skin daily for best results.

5. Reduces Swelling

Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, adding a few drops of Frankincense essential oil into your hot tub and soaking for at least 30 minutes can help reduce joint pain and swelling. You can also massage the oil directly onto the affected if you don’t have time for a hot tub.

6. Strengthens The Immune system

Apart from easing cold and cough symptoms, frankincense oil also helps protect the immune system from harmful pathogens due to its antiseptic properties. Simply add a few drops to your diffuser and let the aroma do its work on everyone in your home.

7. Improves Oral Health

If you want to prevent cavities, bad breath, mouth sores, toothaches, infections in the mouth, try making a DIY toothpaste with frankincense oil and baking soda and brushing your teeth with it daily.

8. Reduces Mood Swings

if you are experiencing menopausal symptoms like mood swings, stomach pain, fatigue, headache, or nausea, massage your stomach and chest with a drop of frankincense oil to eradicate your symptoms quickly.

9. Air Freshener

Adding a few drops of frankincense oil to your diffuser will have your home smelling fresh and welcoming and It will also deodorize your entire home!

10. Relieves Stress 

Frankincense oil produces a calming effect on the nerves so the next time you are feeling stressed out, add a few drops to your bath and let the aroma work its magic.


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