Botanical Name: Boswellia carterii
Origin: Somalialand/USA, Certified Organic Artisan Distilled
Plant Part: Resin (Wildcrafted/Imported)
Distillation Date: Mar 2017
Shelf Life: 2 Years
Aroma: Woody, Earthy, Resinous, softer and sweeter than the essential oil
Frankincense is one of the most valuable skin care hydrosols for toning and anti-aging. This hydrosol comes from a certified organic USA artisan distiller that imports the Boswellia carterii resin used to produce this remarkable hydrosol.
The toning and antiseptic qualities of Frankincense hydrosol coupled with its resinous sweet woody aroma make an awesome after shave facial tonic for men. Our convenient atomizer bottles are perfect to mist on legs after shaving. For an ultra-luxurious facial mist consider blending with Sandalwood, Black Spruce or Neroli hydrosols.
Highly recommended to mist directly on face two or three times a day to combat signs of aging, large pores, and uneven complexion. Renown hydrosol author Suzanne Catty notes in her assessment of Frankincense that it can also be used as a gargle for mouth and gum infections. Beneficial Uses of Frankincense carterii Organic Hydrosol:
- Analgesic, Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory
- Facial toner
- After shave facial tonic for men
- Body Spray
- Décolleté Mist
- Add in Facials and Masks
- Gargle (Mouth or gum infections)
Shelf life of is generally 24 months or longer when properly stored in the refrigerator. This Organic Frankincense carterii Hydrosol does not contain preservatives.
References: Catty, Suzanne; Hydrosols The Next Aromatherapy, Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT 2001
Price, Len and Shirely Price. Understanding Hydrolats: The Specific Hydrosols for Aromatherapy. London: Churchill Livingston. 2004