The power of resin is shown with circulation of the blood through the veins and arteries, with the help of the joints and the bones hurt by arthritis, as well as against Crohn`s disease and cysts.

The Frankincense is actually aromatic extract from the tree Bosvelija, which grows in Asia and Africa. In the old times the frankincense was used as incense that drives evil spirits away. This was only a belief for them, but it actually did help with problems.

Their usage dated since the Egyptian time. They used it to embalm the mummies because it was worth like gold. It was also used in the Arabian Peninsula and North Africa.

It was used for religious rituals, as well as in aromatherapy, cosmetics, massage and treatments.

The Ayurvedic people have used the frankincense to treat arthritis, to heal the wounds, to help with female hormonal problems and against pathogenic microorganisms.

It was believed that this incense brings health if brought home. In the Middle East it has been used for oral health. They chewed resin of frankincense for the health of the gums and teeth because of its antimicrobial and anti-inflectional properties.

Due to its anti- inflammatory properties, it has been used against pain caused by arthritis. The main ingredients to this powerful plant are sesquiterpene hydrocarbons, monoterpenes, diterpenes and boswellic acid. The best thing about using this frankincense is that it doesn’t have side effects.

It can help improve the circulation of the blood flow through the veins and arteries, which helps the joints of the bones. It has also been proven to help with the Crohn`s disease and cysts.

There have been studies that show how the frankincense can help the fight against several types of cancer like malignant melanoma, bladder cancer and even brain tumor.

Researchers have proven that the extract of frankincense and the frankincense acetate can reduce neurological damage, help to ease depression and anxiety, help to prevent diseases of the blood vessels and can even reduce the level of bad cholesterol in the system.

When used in the aromatherapy it can help reduce stress, tension, hysteria and depression. You will only need to massage and bath with the oil of frankincense. It can help when having menstrual pain and bladder inflammation.

People have used it to help with bronchitis, asthma, sinusitis, frequent colds and even allergies.

There are two ways you can use the frankincense oil to help these problems.

One- you can put few drops of the oil on your hand and inhale several times a day; and

Two- you can mix 1 teaspoon frankincense oil with one liter hot water and inhale this mixture.

If you are suffering from snoring (and people around you can`t sleep) you can try to lubricate your neck, breasts and the area around the nose. You can also use it to treat some skin problems like acne, scars, stretch marks, wrinkles and wounds.

Conducted studies have confirmed that the frankincense oil is safe for using both externally and internally.

Important tip: If taking medication to thin the blood, if you are suffering from high blood pressure, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding DO NOT use the frankincense. You have to use the frankincense oil in a diluted form with base oil or water.

Frankincense Products

Today everyone imports the frankincense products from India. It has been collected throughout the year. After the resin is collected it is prepared tinctures, oils, creams and other supplements based on the frankincense. The edible frankincense has to be colorless without black or brown dots. It may have slightly yellowish or a tinge of greenish color and it tastes like a chewing gum.

It can be found like capsules or in herbal pharmacies and health food stores.

There is a legend that says that Jesus received a gift of frankincense when he was a baby, and this gift should never be rejected!