Frankincense (frereana) Essential Oil

Boswellia frereana

  • Certified Organic Available
Studied Properties

The specifications and chemical composition can vary according to variety, climate and environment.

APPEARANCE Pale to golden yellow colored
ODOUR liquid Fresh woody pine, lemon top notes
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C 0.840 to 0.880
REFRACTIVE INDEX @20°C 1.450 to 1.480


The main components of Frankincense Boswellia Frereana oil are:

ALLERGENS: Contains Limonene

Common Uses

Boswellia frereanna is used for anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, extreme coughing, scars, stress, stretch marks. Frankincense frereana is especially prized for its skin rejuvenating properties. Its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and analgesic properties can be attributed to its high levels of pinene, thujene and cymene. When added to a carrier oil, it smooths the appearance of wrinkles, scars, dry and damaged skin. It can help promote natural healing of a wound or cut. When diffused, Frankincense frereana supports your immune system and can be calming and relaxing, thereby uplifting your mood.

Blends well with:
Bergamot, Grapefruit Pink, Juniper Berry, Laurel Leaf, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, May Chang, Myrrh,Neroli, Nutmeg, Orange Sweet, Patchouli, Black Pepper, and Vetiver.

Frankincense, used for its therapeutic and healing properties, is a well known essential. It is obtained through a steam distillation process from the Boswellia tree which belongs to Burseraceae plant family. With golden yellow flowers and feathery leaves, it is a perennial herb tree which is known for its sweet and spicy fragrance.

Frankincense Frereana typically grows at higher elevations, giving this oil a unique chemical makeup. The variety is high in pinene, thujene and cymene giving it great anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antispasmodic and analgesic properties. Frankincense Frereana essential oil also commonly known as "Maydi" is the “King of all Frankincense". For thousands of years, spiritual leaders have used Frankincense during worship and meditation. Spirituality and nature are deeply intertwined. Frankincense- Frereana essential oil is both of the earth and of something deeper, something beyond human understanding.

This Frankincense essential oil was introduced to Europe by Frankish Crusaders more than 6000 years ago. It has been traded on the Arabian Peninsula, Greek Herodotus was familiar with it and in the 13th century Chinese writers wrote on the origin of frankincense.

More about Frankincense (frereana) Essential Oil

Studied Properties

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antimicrobial
  • Antiseptic
  • Astringent
  • Balancing
  • Calming
  • Expectorant
  • Grounding
  • Soothing

Common Uses

  • Anti-aging
  • Aromatherapy
  • Bath
  • Blemish
  • Cleaning
  • Fragrance
  • Hair & Scalp Care
  • Massage
  • Skin Care

Feature Constituents

  • p-cymene
  • α-thujene
  • sabinene
  • β-caryophyllene
  • limonene

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