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Frankincense Oil Health Benefits

Updated: Jun 6, 2023

Frankincense Oil Health Benefits
Frankincense Oil Health Benefits

Frankincense essential oil is obtained from the resin of Frankincense or Olibanum trees. Traces of this oil has been found in the remains of ancient Egyptian and Anglo-Saxon cultures. Known as the king of essential oils, Frankincense has a variety of notable uses and benefits. This powerful essential oil is revered for its ability to beautify and rejuvenate skin when applied topically, to promote cellular health and immunity and produce a healthy inflammatory response when taken internally. Use of this oil can affect cancer cells directly, inhibit their growth, and even trigger apoptosis. When inhaled or diffused, Frankincense promotes feelings of peace, relaxation, satisfaction, and overall wellness.

Frankincense Oil Health Benefits:

Anti-inflammatory; astringent; antiseptic; disinfectant; digestive; expectorant; diuretic.

Research Findings:

Latest research trials have proven efficacy in treating brain cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer and stomach cancer. Frankincense oil exhibits power over the DNA code. Cancer starts when the DNA code within the cell’s nucleus becomes corrupted. It seems Frankincense has a re-set function. It can tell the cell what the right DNA code should be. Frankincense separates the ‘brain’ of the cancerous cell – the nucleus – from the ‘body’ – the cytoplasm, and closes down the nucleus to stop it reproducing corrupted DNA codes.


Oral use: Take Frankincense oil internally by diluting one drop to 120 ml / 4 fl. oz of liquid.

Diffusing: Add 3 to 4 drops to an oil burner or vaporiser. The fragrance of Frankincense essential oil with its strong aromatic properties give a positive and focused lift.

Topical use: Dilute with carrier oil and massage into affected area.

1. Cough relief

Common colds often cause an irritating cough. To help it subside, mix a few drops of this oil in some water and gargle to get rid of the phlegm, clear your airway and ease breathing. Additionally, massage the neck with this oil to provide further relief.

2. Aches and Pains Relief

When the immune system fights an illness, the body starts to ache, but this oil can soothe the pain and fight inflammation. Massage into the back, neck, and shoulders. This essential oil will penetrate into the skin pores and boost the production of dopamine, thus helping lessen pain and fight fatigue.

3. Immune System Boost

It's consumption strengthens the immune system and helps the body to fight colds and illnesses. It is able to fight viruses, bacteria, and even cancer. It also prevents the forming of germs on the skin and mouth. You should dilute a drop of frankincense oil into coconut oil, a teaspoon of honey, or a glass of water and take orally.

4. Anxiety relief

Rub some Frankincense essential oil on the palms of the hands and breathe in deeply to feel the calming effects of the oil. It will relieve anxiety and soothe the nerves. It's inhalation reduces the heart rate and lowers high blood pressure.

5. Improved Sleep

If you find it hard to fall asleep, use Frankincense essential oil in a diffuser or vaporizer in your bedroom. The soothing aroma will open the breathing passages, helping your body to reach a relaxing sleep.


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

This article is for educational purposes only.


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