Frankincense carterii

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Frankincense carterii, Boswellia carterii

Common Name:  Frankincense carterii

Botanical Name:  Boswellia carterii

Family:  Burseraceae

Composition:  100% Pure Frankincense oil

Origin:  Somalia

Method of Extraction:  Steam Distilled

Cultivation / Harvesting:  Wild Harvest

Plant Part:  Gum Resin

Color:  Light yellow to pale amber

Consistency:  Thin

Properties:   Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, bitter, carminative, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, punent, sedative, tonic, uterine, vulnerary and warming.

Constituents:  1) alpha-pinene (6.1%); 2) camphene (0.6%); 3) beta-pinene (2.0%); 4) myrcene (1.7%); 5) limonene (4.8%); 7) 1-octanol (5.9%); 8) linalool (3.6%); 9) octyl acetate (46.8%); 10) geraniol (1.1%)

Historical uses:  Antiseptic, astringent, carminative, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, digestive, disinfectant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, fumigant (disinfectant), mouthwash, sedative, tonic, uterine and vulnerary substance

Safety & Side effects:
  Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing

Interactions
 There are no known interactions with Frankincense 

Available:  
5 mL and 15 mL Organic from Somalia
5 mL and 15 mL Heart Note from India - Organic - a viscous golden-amber colored resin that is excreted from the frankincense tree.  It is rich, sweet, fruity with delicate balsamic, woody undertones.  Special extraction techniques are used while distilling.  These extraction techniques eliminate the top notes that are generally associated with normal steam distillation, but allows that very essence of the "heart note" to be captured.
2 oz hydrosol - to be spritzed around the home.  Safe for all ages.

Aromatherapy Notes

Perfumery note:  Base to middle

Appearance:  Clear

Aroma:  Fresh, fruity, spicy

Strength of initial aroma:  Mild to medium

Blends well with:  Basil, bergamot, black pepper, grapefruit, galbanum, geranium, neroli, sandalwood

Able to be Diffused?:  YES