Frankincense Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Boswellia carterii, Boswellia frereana, Boswellia sacra
  • Alternative Names: Olibanum
  • Botanical Family: Burseraceae
  • Primary Constituent: Alpha-pinene
  • Other Main Constituents: Limonene, Caprylyl acetate
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Resin

Aromatherapy for pain management in labour

Smith CA, Collins CT, Crowther CA Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 2011 ABSTRACT: Aromatherapy draws on the healing power of plants with the use of essential oils to enhance physical and mental wellbeing. The oils may be massaged into the skin, in a bath or inhaled using a steam infusion or burner. The pain of labour can be intense,… Read more »