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Using Frankincense Oil: Things You Probably Don’t Know

There is a chance that you have probably heard about frankincense oil being part of the lyric of a Christmas carol. It is true that this substance is often mentioned together with myrrh and gold. If this is true to you, you are not alone. A lot of people today, don’t have much idea about frankincense oil. There are people who think frankincense oil is a sort of spice. Frankincense is not a spice.

Frankincense oil may sound ancient or to some it may sound exotic, but a lot of people use it. In the world of aromatherapy, it is one of the oils being used. To some people, they describe frankincense oil as a means to have an aroma featuring tinge of lemon, line and pine in a way help a person with emotional balance.

In times, people are using frankincense oil and blend it with other essential oils in order to have distinct and nice smells. Some people are using frankincense oil as a means to have some do-it-yourself projects and to bring better vitality to the body or to the home.

It is highly recommended to explore the many wonders and advantages of the use of this oil especially during the holiday season.

The whole oil from the frankincense comes from the sap of a tree known as boswellia. The reality is that the boswellia tree is widespread in the Arabian peninsula and northeastern Africa. To get the oil, one is going to cut the bark of the tree in order to let the sap out and to have it dried and to harden into a resin. With the resin, the people making the oil will steam-distilled with resin to get the frankincense oil.

There are some peple who might not know but the sap or oil may bring lot of uses. It is okay to chew the sap like a gum. The reason why people are turning their heads toward frankincense is being of its use as an aromatic. The use of frankincense oil is being traced for thousands of years.

It is probably true that you have have enountered the term of frankincense from a lot of songs for the holidays. The most famous linkage of the term frankincense which was mentioned in the Biblican account of the birth of Jesus. In the story, one of the wise men brought the frankincense. Not only frankincense is being used in western countries, but they are using the leaves for thousands of years. The Babylonians and the Assyrians have been using the oil.

With the oil, people can get a deeper connection with their emotions. It can help people relax and calm down especially coming from an outrage or overwhelming day at the office.

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