FRANKINCENSE CATERII OIL - boswellia carterii - 100% Pure

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General Information:

  • Botanical Name: Boswellia carterii
  • Family: Burseraceae
  • Extraction Method: Steam distillation
  • Plant Part: Resin
  • Origin: Native to the Arabian Peninsula and northeastern Africa

Appearance and Aroma:

  • Color: Pale yellow to golden
  • Consistency: Thin
  • Aroma: Warm, resinous, and woody with a hint of citrus

Properties and Components:

  • Therapeutic Properties: Frankincense Carterii essential oil is known for its various therapeutic properties, including:
    • Relaxant: Induces a sense of relaxation and calmness
    • Anti-inflammatory: Helps reduce inflammation
    • Antiseptic: Helps prevent the growth of microorganisms
    • Expectorant: Promotes the removal of excess mucus from the respiratory system
    • Astringent: Helps tighten and tone the skin
  • Major Components: The main chemical constituents found in Frankincense Carterii essential oil are:
    • Alpha-pinene
    • Limonene
    • Incensole acetate
    • Octyl acetate
    • Alpha-thujene


Both Frankincense Serrata and Frankincense Carterii are species of resin-producing trees known for their aromatic properties and historical significance. Here are some key differences in benefits:

Scent Profile:

    • Frankincense Serrata typically has a sweeter, more citrusy scent with hints of pine.
    • Frankincense Carterii tends to have a richer, deeper aroma with hints of lemon and woody undertones.

Therapeutic Properties:

    • Frankincense Serrata is often praised for its anti-inflammatory properties and its ability to support joint health.
    • Frankincense Carterii is valued for its stress-relieving properties and its ability to promote relaxation and mental clarity.

Geographic Origin:

    • Frankincense Serrata is primarily found in India and the Middle East.
    • Frankincense Carterii is native to northeastern Africa, particularly Somalia.
Note: This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult a certified Aromatherapist or healthcare professional before using Basil Holy essential oil for any specific health concerns or conditions