Boswellia Carterii

Boswellia Carterii
(Olibanum Oil, Frankincense)

Frankincense essential oil benefits have been recorded from the ancient times for sacred and medicinal purposes. It has the most famous historical origin, mentioned in the Bible, as a precious gift. It is extracted from the aromatic resin of the Boswellia carterii or Boswellia sacra tree. It is sought after for its aromatic qualities and for health properties.

Applications

• Medicinal
• Cosmetic
• Skin Care
• Health Care
• Aromatherapy


Active Ingredients

The main chemical compounds in frankincense essential oil include acid resin (56% approximately), gum (about 30-36%), 3-acetyl-beta-boswellic acid (in the form of Boswellia sacra), alpha-boswellic acid, 4-O-methyl-glucuronic acid, incensole acetate, phellandrene, a-pinene, actanol, incensole acetate, Linalool, octyl acetate, bornyl acetate, (+)-cis- and (+)-Trans-olibanic acids.


   

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Pharmacological Activities


  • Antiseptic
  • Disinfectant
  • Astringent
  • Carminative
  • Cicatrizant
  • Cytophylactic
  • Digestive
  • Disinfectant
  • Diuretic
  • Emmenagogue
  • Expectorant
  • Sedative
  • Tonic
  • Uterine
  • Vulnerary
  • Anti-inflammatory

Facts


Scientific Name               :         Boswellia Sacra

Family                                :         Burseraceae

Common Names             :         Frankincense, Olibanum,

Country of Origin             :         India

Colour                                 :         Light yellow

ODOR                                  :         Sweet, fresh, woody, and balsamic

Solubility                            :         Soluble in alcohol.

Extraction Method           :         Steam distillation

Part Used                            :         Resin / Gum from Boswellia Carterii

Concoction:

  • Lemon oil
  • Lime
  • Myrrh oil
  • Orange Oil
  • Cypress oil
  • Lavender oil
  • Geranium oil
  • Sandalwood oil
  • Rose Oil
  • Ylang Ylang oil
  • Clary Sage oil
boswellia sacra, oman, frankincense

Health Benefits:

  • Treatment of Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Treatment for osteoarthritis
  • Antidepressant & Treatment of Anxiety
  • Cold & Coughs
  • Treatment of Cancer

References

  1. Sadhasivam S, Palanivel S, Ghosh S, 2016.
  2. Suresh J, Elango K, Dhanabal SP, Paramakrishnan N, Suresh B, 2007
  3. Coussens L.M., Werb Z., 2002, Debra J. Enzenbacher, 2009.
  4. Akihisa T, Tabata K, Banno N, Tokuda H, Nishimura R, Nakamura Y, Kimura Y, Yasukawa K, Suzuki T, 2006.
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