Frankincense (Dilute) 50ml

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Latin Name : Boswellia Carterii.
Part Of Plant Used : Resin.
Source : Somalia .
Extraction Method : Steam Distillation.

5% Dilution in Grapeseed Oil

This Frankincense Essential Oil is steam distilled from the resin of the Boswellia carterii tree, of the Burseraceae family, and is also known as Olibanum. The word is derived from the French franc meaning luxuriant, and was, along with myrrh, the first gum to be used as incense. The tree is indigenous to the Middle East, and is said to exist in natural bonsai formation in that parched land. Frankincense is said to symbolize divinity.

This oil is the most popular in aromatherapy for its calming properties. It is said to help heal wounds and prevent scars. It is used to tone the face, remove wrinkles, and avoid stretch marks in cosmetic products. Frankincense essential oil has been used to ease anxiety, stress, asthma, bronchitis, laryngitis, and bad coughs. It is a general tonic to the uterus, has a calming effect during labour, and helps ease heavy menstruation. It is most useful during meditation. Avoid during pregnancy.

Ancient Egyptians burned frankincense as holy incense and used it as a face mask. They ground the burnt resin into a powder called kohl, used to highlight the eyes. Kohl-lined eyes are commonly seen in Egyptian art. The earliest record of frankincense use was found in a tomb inscription of the 15th century BC Egyptian queen Hatshepsut. It was used to fumigate the sick, to banish evil spirits.

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Free Delivery On Orders Over £50

Delivery 2 - 4 Working Days £3.49

1. Delivery Notifications


You will receive an email at the address you have specified, when your order has been dispatched.

2. Delivery timescales
 

Any orders placed after 1pm on a Friday will be shipped on the following Monday (excluding Bank holidays). Orders received just after 1pm are also often dispatched the same day although this is not guaranteed.

We do not currently open weekends or public holidays. Orders received on these days will be dispatched the next working day within the delivery timescales as above. 

In the event of a delay, we will contact you either by email or telephone to inform you of this.

2.1 International deliveries

Below is an approximate time frame for all international deliveries. 

  • Western Europe within three working days
  • Eastern Europe within five working days
  • the rest of the world including the USA and Canada in five to seven working days. 

3. Shipping Method

All orders are dispatched via the Royal Mail or Evri.

4. Late deliveries or dispatch

Although we are able to ship almost every order in the specified delivery timescale, in rare circumstances our shipping capacity can be exceeded and cause a delay of one extra day.  We regret that this situation can occur occasionally, and is an unfortunate situation which is naturally associated with buying online, however this only occurs in rare situations and, should this occur, your order is marked for urgent delivery the following day.

The other circumstance which may cause a delay is when the delivery service itself has a problem.  This, again, is a rare situation but is unfortunately beyond our control.  In these situations, we will do our very best to take responsibility for the situation and ensure that your order is delivered as quickly as possible.

5. Delivery to business addresses

We allow delivery to alternate delivery addresses including business addresses and places of work. If you do specify a business address for delivery, please ensure that there will be someone available during normal working hours e.g. at reception.