Frankincense Sacra


Boswellia sacra


THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: tonic, stimulant, expectorant, antidepressant, antiseptic, anti-tumoral

AFFINITY FOR: respiratory system, digestive system, circulation, cellular structure and strength, earth meridian, anti-tumoral

RESONANCE: mental, emotional, spiritual, physical

PLANT FAMILY: Burseraceae


EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled

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 ASPECT: 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.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
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