Frankincense, organic Somalia

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Boswellia carterii

Plant Part: oleoresin

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: Somalia


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Crop type: 
Wild & certified organic
Colorless to pale yellow liquid
Characteristic warm, spicy balsamic incense-like aroma
Boswellia thurifera, Boswellia sacra, Boswellia frereana, Boswellia papyrifera
Boswellia carterii (olibanum) oil
Product code: EAB267227

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Mikaël


Open the mind to intuition and prayer, allow a better mental focus.

Cleans blockages of the energy field by cutting ties from the past and healing emotional wounds.

Restores self-confidence. Anti-depressant, antiolitic, sedative.

Words by Anny Schneider

The most famous so-called spiritual oil, often used in meditation and rituals (all cultures and religions combined) to connect with the divine.

Anti-infectious respiratory tract, it is They cultivate, harvest and distill this magnificent essence with the utmost respect and love and it is also a great stimulant immune defenses.

It is known for helping mental focus, memory and even better eyesight.

It also soothes mental confusion and anxiety.

Origin of this essential oil

This organic essential oil of oliban incense from Somalia is distilled from the oleoresin of the tree.


The most famous spiritual oil, used in meditation and rituals (all cultures and religions combined) to connect with the divine.
Anti-infectious respiratory tract, it is very healing on the skin and it is also a great stimulant immune defenses.
It soothes mental confusion and anxiety.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.

More information

It is a shrub from northeastern Africa and Arabia that has odd-pinnate deciduous leaves with wavy leaflets, white flowers, pale parchment bark, white flowers in bouquets, translucent gold resin.

It is the real incense.

The Egyptians used it in particular for embalming.

It is used in the traditional medicine of Yemen in asthma.

The name oliban comes from the Arabic “lûban” which means milk.

A related species, Boswellia erythraea var. glabrescens provides Opopanax, used in perfumes as a fixative and to give an “oriental” note.

It seems that its combustion releases transhydrocannabinol, a close relative of tetrahydrocannabinol, the substance to which the psychotropic properties of cannabis are attributed.


Main components of essential oil

  • Boswellic acids (triterpene acids) are absent from hydrodistilled essential oil
  • Incensol < 5% and incensyl acetate < 2%
  • Alpha-pinene 34.5%
  • Alpha-phellandrene 14.6%, para-cymene 14%
  • Allo-aromadendrene, beta-bourbenene, beta-elemene, beta-caryophyllene


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* L’aromathérapie exactement - Pierre Franchomme, Roger Jolis et Daniel Pénoël

* L’aromathérapie, Se soigner par les huiles essentielles - Dr Valnet


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