Frankincense Olibanum Essential Oil

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The calming and gentle essence of Frankincense Olibanum Essential Oil, usually referred to as simply Frankincense Essential Oil, has a long and rich history; in fact, it has been used over millennia in spiritual rituals and is still used today for various religious practices.

Carrying a resinous and earthy aroma that is mingled with spicy undertones, when compared to our Frankincense Serrata Essential Oil, Olibanum has a more balsamic, sweet and fruity essence.

Frankincense Oil is best known for its ability to clear and focus the mind, making it one of the best essential oils for meditation. In addition to its pleasantly balanced aroma, the benefits of Frankincense Essential Oil are incredibly versatile, perhaps this is why it is one of the worlds most popular essential oils.

  • Frankincense Oil is primarily known as a powerful healing oil, encouraging minor wounds and skin infections to heal.
  • The benefits of Frankincense Oil are also known to strengthen the immune system whilst easing respiratory related illnesses such as bronchitis, congestion, and asthma.
  • There are many Frankincense Essential Oil benefits when it comes to skincare. Rich in antioxidants, Frankincense is known to reduce the appearance of blemishes, wrinkles, stretchmarks and scars, and is a powerhouse when it comes to anti-aging benefits such as promoting collagen production & healthy cell regeneration.
  • It is also known to help balance our skins sebum production, particularly helpful for those with oily or acne prone skin.
  • With anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, Frankincense can help to ease pain and discomfort associated with inflammation, sore joints & muscles, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Therapeutically, Frankincense Oil is known to calm and comfort those who are feeling anxious, stressed, or nervous. Because of this, it can be very helpful for those struggling with insomnia and sleeplessness.
  • Also helpful for the office or when studying, Frankincense is often used to provide focus and concentration to those with brain fog.

Frankincense Oil Key Benefits:

  • Extremely versatile
  • Helps promote speedy wound healing
  • Analgesic and anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-anxiety properties
  • Acts to calm nerves & clear the mind 
  • Known to improve feelings of stress & anxiety
  • Helps strengthen immunity to combat colds and flu 
  • May relieve respiratory issues: asthma, bronchitis, coughing 
  • Powerful antioxidant properties: anti-aging skin benefits
  • Effectively nourishes and balances oily and acne-prone skin
  • May alleviate skin blemishes, wrinkles and stretchmarks
  • Promotes collagen production & skin cell regeneration
  • Help to ease pain & inflammation
  • May reduce pain associated with arthritis
  • Beneficial for those with insomnia or sleeplessness
  • Promotes focus, concentration & a clear mind

Frankincense Oil Therapeutic Properties:
Anti-anxiety, Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic, Antioxidant, Antibacterial, Anti-fungal, Respiratory Aid, Immune Support, Relaxant, Antiseptic

Frankincense Oil General Uses:
Aromatherapy, Meditation & Yoga, Religious Ceremonies, Skincare, Personal Care, Health Support

Frankincense Oil Emotional Benefits:
Balancing, Calming, Grounding, Meditative, Relaxing, Spiritual

Frankincense Serrata Blends Well With:
BasilCinnamonClary SageMandarinMyrrhPeppermintVetiver and Ylang Ylang

How to use Frankincense Essential Oil

  • Diffuse: Add a few drops to an aromatherapy diffuser and let the calming effect of Frankincense Oil fill your environment.
  • Topically/On The Go: Add 4-6 drops of Frankincense to a 15ml roller bottle and top with Fractionated Coconut Oil to create an on-the-go grounding roller blend.
    See topical dilution guide below for safe topical application
  • Massage: Dilute a few drops of Frankincense Oil into a carrier oil or base massage oil, to help ease muscle tension.
  • Bath: Add a few drops of Frankincense Oil to a warm bath to promote relaxation & immune support.
  • Fast Remedy: Add 1-2 drops of Organic Frankincense to a tissue and inhale at a distance while ensuring that the oil does not come into direct contact with your skin. Alternatively, you can smell the oil directly from the bottle!

Topical Dilution Guidelines
Please note that the following guidelines are recommended for healthy adults:

  • General Use: 2 – 4% dilution (4 – 8 drops per 10ml)
  • Facial Application: 1 – 2% dilution (2 – 4 drops per 10ml)

Essential Oil Dilution Guide

Botanical Name: Boswellia carterii
Other Names: Frankincense Carterii Essential Oil
INCI Name: Boswellia carterii Resin Oil
Cas Number: 89957-98-2

EINECS Number: 289-620-2
Family: Burseraceae

Ingredients: 100% Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense) Resin Oil
Plant Part:
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Appearance: Thin, clear liquid
Colour: Colourless to Yellow
Country of Origin: Somalia

Key Constituents: α-Pinene, Limonene, Myrcene, Sabinene
Aroma: Resinous, Earthy, Balsamic, Spicy, Woody, slightly Sweet & Fruity
Note: Base


Frankincense Essential Oil Safety

  • Essential oils are extremely potent and can cause serious harm if used incorrectly.
  • In line with the Therapeutic Goods Act, we do not recommend ingesting essential oils without the guidance of a registered Aromatherapist or Naturopath.
  • Essential oils should be kept out of reach of children and pets.
  • Avoid using essential oils during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding.
  • Essential oils are very concentrated and are likely to cause irritation or reactions if applied directly to the skin. For this reason, we recommend diluting your essential oils before using topically (on the skin).

100% Pure & Natural

Our products are ethically sourced from the highest quality ingredients.

No GMO's Or Synthetics

This product is free from genetically modified organisms and synthetic enhancers.

Not Tested On Animals

We are proud to ensure that our products are not tested on animals.

Vegan Friendly

This product is plant based and vegan friendly.

Recyclable Packaging

We are dedicated to providing eco-friendly, recyclable packaging.

Dangerous Goods Notice:

This item cannot be shipped overseas or via express within Australia as it is classified as a Dangerous Good for shipping purposes.