More than Just a Festive Scent: 6 Surprising Frankincense Benefits

Frankincense is a powerful healer

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What is frankincense? In its raw form frankincense is an aromatic resin obtained from trees of the Boswelliea genus. The powerful resin is steam-distilled to produce an aromatic essential oil with many benefits, and a powdered form that is regarded to have healing properties. The powder of dried frankincense resin is a common ingredient used in herbal pastes to treat wounds, and the resin can also be burned in order to purify the air and ward off infection.

A natural beauty product

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One of the more surprising frankincense benefits is the fact that it can be used as a beauty product. Since

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