FRANKINCEN$E

Did you know that frankincense is actually dried sap? It is a sap that is harvested from Boswellia sacra trees found in places such as Oman, Yemen, Somalia, and Ethiopia. Because it is so rare, and is highly valued for it’s aromatic and medicinal qualities, it is one of the most expensive essential oils.

 

This is my fifth essential oil drawing.  I plan on drawing around 30 essential oils in total.

 

INTERESTING FACTS:

Frankincense was one of the gifts that the wisemen brought to baby Jesus in the manger.

Some people believe that frankincense increases your intuition and spiritual connection.

A chemical compound found in frankincense is potentially a natural cancer treatment.

 

WHAT DOES IT DO?

  • Helps prevent aging.
  • Is a disinfectant.
  • Eases anxiety.
  • Helps with digestion.
  • Improves memory.

Click here for a more comprehensive description of the benefits of frankincense.

 

Check back for another essential oil, coming soon!

 

 

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