Now that the celebration of American Thanksgiving has passed, many find themselves in the midst of the biggest shopping period of the year in preparation for the next holiday! (source, source) Some may have become jaded that the spirit of the season has been overshadowed by consumerism. Regardless of religion or ethnicity, however, many around the globe still connect to celebrate the healing and universal message of love that this time of year signifies.
Last week, I provided my second tip to make the holidays less stressful and more meaningful. This followed my first article on the emotional and physically soothing aspects of essential oils and how they enhance the powerful connection between spirituality and health. In doing so, it was natural to begin my introduction to frankincense, one of the most revered and sacred essential oils. (Link)
Yet, I could not stop there. There are many species of frankincense oil to choose from. This could be creating a stressor for some and my intention is de-stress you! Therefore, this week I continue with more of the nitty-gritty to help you decipher which frankincense species may be best for you. No worries, if you don’t find reading through the science very relaxing, you can skip to the conclusion to get the bottom line.
Continue the journey out of Boswellia bewilderment with me here.
This material is for information purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prescribe for any illness. You should check with your doctor regarding implementing any new strategies into your wellness regime. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. (Affiliation link.)
Disclaimer: This information is applicable ONLY for therapeutic quality essential oils. This information DOES NOT apply to essential oils that have not been tested for purity and standardized constituents. There is no quality control in the United States, and oils labeled as “100% pure” need only to contain 5% of the actual oil. The rest of the bottle can be filled with fillers and sometimes toxic ingredients that can irritate the skin. The studies are not based solely on a specific brand of an essential oil, unless stated. Please read the full study for more information.