Latin name: Boswellia Carteri, Boswellia Sacra & Boswellia Serrata
The information written here is taken from books about Boswellia Carteri & Boswellia Serrata. The chemotype Boswellia serrata is the same oil, but more aromatic, suitable for diffusers, meditation, powerful antiseptic. It is believed to be the one referred to in the Bible. I use Boswellia serrata at the moment.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black pepper, Cinnamon, Clove, Cypress, Geranium, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Melissa, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Pine, Rose, Rose Geranium, Vetiver, Sandalwood, Ylang ylang
Substitute with: Galbanum, Helichrysum, Myrrh, Palo Santo, Patchouli, Sandalwood
Healing properties: Analgesic, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidant, Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Antiseptic, Astringent, Carminative, Cicatrizant, Cytophylactic, Digestive, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Immune system stimulant, Sedative, Vulnerary.
Physical conditions: Asthma, Bronchitis, Cold & Flu, Catarrh, Cough, Laryngitis. Colic, Gas, Inflammation, Minor cuts and scrapes, Rashes, Scars, Cell regeneration, Stretch marks, Joint Pain, Immune system. Oily skin.
Mental conditions: Relaxing, Rejuvenating, Healing, Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Release emotional blockages, Meditation, Grief. Night terrors.
Application: Inhalation, Topical, Bath
Precautions: Do not use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding!