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Flawless Serrata Frankincense Essential Oil has held a venerable position at the heart of Ayurvedic care for thousands upon thousands of years. This Frankincense offers a direct ancestral connection with the sacred-saps of early India. Frankincense Serrata may be used to anoint the body during prayer and meditation, though its primary benefits are in body and skin care.
Our seasoned Serrata Frankincense also known as Indian Olibanum, is the venerated Frankincense of Ayurveda. Grown in dry mountainous regions, this oleo-gum resin at the heart of Ayurvedic medicine, is wild harvested with a unique extraction method. After trees are tapped, resin is stored for a moon in specially sieved bamboo baskets where excess liquid, ras, flows out. The remaining resiny residue slowly dries into salai-guggul tears. Subtle sprinkles of sweeter sabinene, limonene, linalool, and diterpenoids soften Serrata’s Boswellia-bouquet. This frankincense radiates a sweet-spicy, resinous-coniferous charm with an airy balsamic undertone and is beautiful in body balms and breast blends. Masticated for centuries as effective oral care, it is also excellent as an aperitif and harmonizing in honey. Revered and endeared for centuries, this nuanced, numinous Frankincense brings heart and soul and gets to the gist of the matter.
Botanical Name: Boswellia serrata
Botanical Family: Burseraceae
Extraction Method: Super Critical Extract
Part of Plant Distilled: Resin
Country of Origin: India
Cultivation Method: Organic
Scent Description: Sweet, resinous-coniferous bouquet with an airy, balsamic undertone.
Composition: 100% Boswellia serrata
Consistency: Thin viscosity
Blends well with: Grapefruit, Rose Otto, Ylang, Firs, Spruce, Seabuckthorn, Immortelle, and Chamomile.
Uses: An inspiration, an incantation, an unparalleled powerhouse for skin in need of extra strength and care, Serrata is suited for easing tension and the appearance of redness, heat, dry skin, fine lines, and puffiness. Dab on fine lines, scars, and signs of premature aging for extra moisture. Cares for fresh breath. Excellent for oral care. Divine in diffusers. A classical bathing beauty. Fantastic in salt pipes. Mindful in mediation.
Constituents: Boswellia serrata Frankincense contains copious classic monoterpenes, mainly terpenic-pine top-notes of alpha-thujene with minor alpha-pinene, and myrcene yet, differs with its spicey-balsamic accents of methylchavicol and methyleugenenol.