Aura Cacia Essential Oil: Frankincense, .5 fl oz.
Boswellia sacra from Somolia
Folk names/Common names: Incense, Olibans, Olibanum, Olibanus
Description: 100% Pure Essential Oil by Aura Cacia. “Frankincense: Boswellia sacra” – 1/2 fl. oz. from Somolia. Product Dimensions: approx. 3 x 1 x 1 inches ; approx. 1.8 ounces – jar, lid, and oil. Shipping weight: approx. 7 ounces. Color: Colorless to pale yellow or pale amber-greenish.
Aroma: Fresh, Balsamic, Rich, diffusive, sweet-woody
Aspects / Astrology / Powers / Folklore: Masculine; Planet: Sun; Element: Fire; Deities: Ra, Baal; Powers: Protection, Exorcism, Spirituality. The Ancient Egyptians used Frankincense a lot for ritual and faith, especially to honor Ra, the Sun God each morning at sunrise. It is also used frequently in Catholicism and was one of the exotic spices gifted to baby Jesus. When burnt, it releases powerful vibrations that uplift those in the area and dispels negativity and evil. An incense of exorcism, purification, blessing, protection, and consecration. Used also to induce visions and aid meditation, added to sachets for luck, protection, and spiritual growth. Its alternative substitution is Rosemary.
Cautions: If Pregnant, injured or ill with any medical condition or if taking other medications, consult a doctor or adviser before use. Dilute properly, may irritate skin. This product is not for internal use. Keep out of reach from children.
Indications: Relaxation, restorative, gently clarifying, visualizing, meditative
Ingredients: Boswellia sacra essential oil.
Suggested Uses: Calming mist: 10 drops frankincense, 4 drops sweet orange, 4 drops lavender, 1 oz. water in a mister. Meditative: 10 drops Frankincense, 1/4 cup water in a candle lamp diffuser.
To learn more … visit our Frankincense: Boswellia sacra page. (note: page pending, expected publication by May 2014)
Recommended Reading / References:
- Aura Cacia undated Product Labels. Product Labels referenced 2/11/14.
- Cunningham, Scott 1992 Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs. Llewellyn: St. Paul, Minnesota. ISBN: 0-87542-122-9
- Worwood, Valerie Ann 1991 “The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy”. New World Library: San Rafael, California. ISBN: 0-931432-82-0.