Frankincense Carterii Oleo Extract is a fragrant, skin and joint-loving oil or Oleo infusion/extract of fresh, fair trade and sustainably harvested Frankincense Carterii from the mountains of Somalia.
$11.00 - $98.00
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It contains Boswellic acids and other resin compounds found in fresh Frankincense Carterii.
Frankincense Carterii is one of 6 Frankincense types that contain Boswellic acids including AKBA.
These types of Frankincense are traditionally used in local and traditional medicine for various conditions.
This oil can be used as a base for a rejuvenating skin creme when blended with distilled water and emulsifying wax as per standard formulas or used neat on the skin as a massage oil.
Recent research confirms the therapeutic effectiveness of AKBA and other Boswellic acids.
It is the resin portion of the different types of Frankincense that contain the Boswellic acids, NOT the essential oils as popularly thought. The essential oils of Frankincense do NOT contain Boswellic acids except in trace amounts. The Boswellic acids can be accessed by using the fresh powder or dissolving the whole oleoresin in warm oil, alcohol or other solvents.
Frankincense Carterii Oleo Extract is a golden, fragrant oil made with fresh frankincense Carterii resin and Fractionated Coconut oil. the resin is powdered extremely fine, warmed gently in a water bath for a few hours to dissolve the resin. After the water bath, it is left to sit, and stirred daily for approximately a month and a half before it is filtered and bottled.
It is easy to make Frankincense Carterii Oleo Extract at home and you will find instructions to make your own here- https://apothecarysgarden.com/2014/07/30/how-to-make-a-whole-extract-of-frankincense-and-other-oleoresins/
Frankincense Carterii Oleo Extract is produced "Astrodynamically" which is a method of preparation I use based on the tenets of traditional plant Alchemy and medicinal astrology. Experience has shown that products made this way distinguish themselves with improved colour, aroma, shelf life and efficacy.
For more information on the healing compounds found in the different types of Frankincense and instructions on making your own products with frankincense, please see my post-https://apothecarysgarden.com/2018/02/28/frankincense-as-medicine-truth-myth-and-misinformation/
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